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Beach Perspectives.
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Garden Peony
Flower
Leopard in the Moonlight
Snacking on the Zambezi River
Black Kitty resting under hanging drying persimmons
American Flag in JFK Library
In Good Hands
A beautiful Sunset
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Protect baby
Learning knowledge in traditional society where rights of women are ignoring.
After The Storm
eagle eyes
Art Exhibition
Leap monkey
A curious Mingma
The Magnificent Mount-Everest
A happy Panda
A beautiful water town: Wuzhen
A beautiful water town: Wuzhen
Waibaidu bridge of shanghai
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Protect baby

Elephants are incredibly family orientated. When faced with a threat like a bunch of silly photographers in a land rover they form a defensive shield around their young. One large adult member of their group is always between us and their young. This family saw us and immediately converged around baby to protect her from harm. Was truly a wonderful sight to experience and gain insight into their communication and family bonds.

TAGS: Zambia

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Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© charles young.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 12:49 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO400
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