Elephant Sanctuary in South Africa

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The elephant sanctuary, an unforgettable elephant6 experience for life, bringing African Elephant and Man together in a unique and special way. Walk and interact with elephants.

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Baobab bark taste like watermelon for elephants

Both are icons of Africa, easily identifiable from a distance by their distinctive shape. Both can reach considerable sizes and ideally reach very old age. They even share a similar color spectrum. It is therefore not surprising that Baobabs are sometimes referred to as “elephants” in the kingdom of plants.

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Let's play asks this gentle elephant

Bush-bash is a actually a threat behaviour Tossing the head and tusks back and forth through bushes or other vegetation, creating noise and commotion and demonstrating strength. is probably an expression of ‘look what I can do with you’= or just an invite to come and play

Elephants normally stand or move about with eyes cast down. With eye wide open the elephant means: I’ve got you in my sights, so watch it! Elephant Meaning, Elephant Sanctuary, African Elephant, Stand Tall, Elephants, South Africa, Eyes, Watch, Decor

Standing tall big fella

Elephants normally stand or move about with eyes cast down. With eye wide open the elephant means: I’ve got you in my sights, so watch it!

Ahhh, co cute. When Baby elephants suck the ends of their trunks just like babies suck their thumbs Elephant Sanctuary, Baby Elephants, African Elephant, South Africa, Trunks, Babies, Drift Wood, Babys, Baby Elephant

Baby elephants suck the ends of their trunks just like babies suck their thumbs

Ahhh, co cute.... When Baby elephants suck the ends of their trunks just like babies suck their thumbs

"The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book? Elephant Sanctuary, David Attenborough, You Matter, Group Tours, African Elephant, Grandchildren, South Africa, Animal, This Or That Questions

You matter to Elephants

"The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?" - David Attenborough

African Elephants can be either right or left tusked, just as a human is right or left-handed. Big Teeth, Elephant Sanctuary, Group Tours, African Elephant, Left Handed, Elephants, South Africa, Animals, Animales

My, Mr Elephant, what big teeth you've got!

African Elephants can be either right or left tusked, just as a human is right or left-handed.

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Baby elephant hide under his mum

In the wild, baby #elephants shelter under their mothers for shade,

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Snack time!

To the delight of the children, the elephants sniffed out the snacks in their hands.

Under poaching pressure, elephants are evolving to lose their tusks-- so sad Elephant Sanctuary, African Elephant, Tooth Fairy, Elephants, South Africa, Sad, Women, Style, Swag

That one's too big for the tooth fairy to carry!

Under poaching pressure, elephants are evolving to lose their tusks-- so sad

Elephants wear down 6 sets of molars in a lifetime. Their jaws can crack open the thickest and hardest shells of fruits, releasing the seed kernels inside. Elephant Sanctuary, Group Tours, African Elephant, Cutlery, Elephants, South Africa, Shells, Eat, Animals

Elephants use their trunks to pick up their breakfast bran

Elephants are huge and therefore they have to eat a lot every day. But how do they pick up and eat things like grain or even flour with only a trunk as cutlery?

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Baby elephants playing - adorable!

Baby elephants play together in the sand and it is one of the most adorable things we've ever seen!

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Baby elephants playing - adorable!

Baby elephants play together in the sand and it is one of the most adorable things we've ever seen!

Elephants wear down 6 sets of molars in a lifetime. Their jaws can crack open the thickest and hardest shells of fruits, releasing the seed kernels inside. Elephant Sanctuary, Group Tours, African Elephant, Cutlery, Elephants, South Africa, Shells, Eat, Animals

Elephant molars wear down but regrow 6 times

Elephants wear down 6 sets of molars in a lifetime. Their jaws can crack open the thickest and hardest shells of fruits, releasing the seed kernels inside.

Elephants paint themselves in terra-cotta-colored mud—a refreshing ritual that keeps the bugs away and protects them from the scorching African sun. Elephant Brain, African Elephant, Elephant Sanctuary, Group Tours, Wild Ones, Orphan, National Geographic

Elephants taking a mud bath

Elephants paint themselves in terra-cotta-colored mud—a refreshing ritual that keeps the bugs away and protects them from the scorching African sun.

Elephants paint themselves in terra-cotta-colored mud—a refreshing ritual that keeps the bugs away and protects them from the scorching African sun. Elephant Brain, African Elephant, Elephant Sanctuary, Group Tours, Wild Ones, Orphan, National Geographic

Elephants taking a mud bath

Elephants paint themselves in terra-cotta-colored mud—a refreshing ritual that keeps the bugs away and protects them from the scorching African sun.

Elephants are strong enough to bulldoze entire trees and but their large size and tough hide afford little protection from a mass attack by tiny ants African Elephant, African Animals, David And Goliath Story, South Africa Holidays, Elephant Sanctuary, Travel Magazines, Online Travel, Acacia, Elephants

Acacia Trees Prevent Elephant Attacks With Armies of Ants

It’s a classic David and Goliath story, except there are 90,000 Davids and they all have stings. On the African plains, the whistling-thorn acacia tree protects itself against the mightiest of savannah animals – elephants – by recruiting some of the tiniest – ants.