14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mother and Child
An elephant and calf make their way slowly across a dry lake bed in the East African savanna, giving themselves a dust bath now and then as they prod along. To the left of the frame, the gently rising slope of mighty Kilimanjaro reaches into the clouds, its snow melt a constant source of underground water for this semi arid region of the continent - Location: Amboseli, Kenya
© Len Theivendra.
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||Nov. 20, 2016, 3:47 p.m.