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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Single-Tusked Elephant

This single-tusked elephant in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania stalked towards our safari vehicle. We watched in amazement as it came closer and closer to the car. All that I heard was the sound of its footsteps and the snapping shutters of the cameras around me. All I could focus on was the missing tusk. It disguised this elephant from the others we had seen and stayed in the front of my mind for the rest of the trip. Where and when had it gone missing? How?

TAGS: Elephant, Tanzania

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Encino, California, United States of America
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© Rachel Pike.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 1, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3000
Focal Length: 160mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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