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Building and fence
The Bare-Throated Heron
A Romantic Night Out
Beautiful Buenos Aires
Large male Green Iguana
Landing Pelican
Crocodile on The Tempisque river in Costa Rica
The Great Kiskadee
Harmony in nature: oxpeckers and kudus
Lion cub chillin' with his sibs
Body Landscape
Who knew elephants could swim?
Common Sandpiper
Friendly, vivid Greenwing Macaw
An Alaskan Mountain
Leopard camouflaged in tree in Botswana
Dog sledding
Leopard napping in tree
An Alaskan Mountain
Fog over the city
Sunset
Old car sitting in an antique yard.
Playing with fire.
12th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Who knew elephants could swim?

We were on a small boat on the Chobe River when we saw this elephant descend from the hills and enter the river. He was followed by a bachelor herd of 10 more elephants and they all swam across the river. It was quite an astonishing sight! They stayed pretty close together in the water, then slowly made their way on to the land, snacking on grasses as they went.

TAGS: Botswana, Safari

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© Leslie Geffen.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 26
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 7, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
Focal Length: 90mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f6.8
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Chobe River, Botswana