How about some more photos from the safari this week?
Elephants are plentiful in the Botswana bush. This fine elephant dined on delicious palmettos
in Xigera Bush Camp, Botswana.
In a huge herd of perhaps fifty elephants at the water in DumaTau Bush Camp, Botswana,
a one week old elephant stayed close to his mother. (The rest of the herd are to the right.)
An elephant showed impressive trunk dexterity to strip the tasty cambium layer off a tree.
Animals will sometimes walk right past the safari vehicle without any interest or concern.
So long as the guests stay seated and are quiet, the animals think, "I have been seeing four-wheeled animals like that since I was born and they never hurt me, so I will just ignore them
and go about my business."
And, at DumaTau Bush Camp on the Linyanti River in Botswana,
guess whose tent the elephant strolled past late in the afternoon.