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Elephants (Loxodonta africana) at waterhole, Etoscha National Park, Namibia

Elephants (Loxodonta africana) at waterhole, Etoscha National Park, Namibia

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Uploaded 09 Mar 2015 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2015
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
African elephants are listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). One of the biggest threats to elephant populations is the ivory trade, as the animals are poached for their ivory tusks. It is hardly a secret that Etosha’s best game viewing is at the many waterholes scattered throughout the park. Especially during the dry winters most species rely on these permanent water sources. The larger waterholes see large treks of zebra and springbok mingle with ...
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