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Elephant giving itself dust bath on hillside

An elephant is throwing dust over itself with its trunk on a bare earth slope with trees in the background under a blue sky. It has mud stains on its trunk, and the dust is exploding in a cloud against its wrinkled grey skin. Shot with a Nikon D810 in Chobe National Park in Botswana in April 2016.

TAGS: Africa, Bath, Botswana, Dust, Elephant

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© Nick Dale.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2016
Total Views: 129
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Sept. 13, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO140
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