African elephant bull (Loxodonta africana) feeding on acacia tree limbs and leaves--right now smelling leaves, etc. with trunk. When he finds right spot he will stand up and break off a limb. Early morning at Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. Se also 3ME1088, 3ME1056, 3ME1329.

African elephant bull (Loxodonta africana) feeding on acacia tree limbs and leaves--right now smelling leaves, etc. with trunk. When he finds right spot he will stand up and break off a limb. Early morning at Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe.

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This shot really makes me smile! - Sharing a Meal Photo by Roshan Panjwani -- National Geographic Your Shot

"I'm a big boy now and can feed myself!!"

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi Picture: All this meet and greet is thirsty work! - Check out TripAdvisor members' candid photos and videos of David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Orphaned Baby Elephants Emergency                              … …

Orphaned Baby Elephants Emergency

Orphaned Baby Elephants Emergency at The Rainforest Site- babies left orphaned by the hundreds due to poaching.

Animals March Madness: Semifinal Lightning Round

Animals March Madness: Semifinal Lightning Round

Animals March Madness: Semifinal Lightning RoundTravelling, volunteering or an wildlife/ cultural internship in South Africa?

Yellow-billed Oxpecker - Buphagus africanus. This member of the Starling family is common to  sub-Saharan countries and is easily identified by its bright yellow bill with a red tip.  It earns its living on the back of buffalo, rhino, giraffe and many of the other plains game of Africa. Was  severely threatened when it took up with cattle which are routinely dipped in Africa. Ticks, poisonous dip and the population plumeted. Brought back through captive breeding and release programmes…

The Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus) is a passerine bird in the…

'Savutie' Bulk Grazer! Bull elephant feeding along the Savuti River. Botswana by Atkinson Photography and Safaris. Join him on an upcoming trip later this year: http://www.grantatkinson.com/photo-safaris/scheduled-2016/authentic-botswana-photo-safari-september-trip-1

Bull elephant feeding along the Savuti River in Botswana by & guide Grant Atkinson/ Atkinson Photography and Safaris Some spots still left for his Botswana safaris.

Veggie Packed Freezer Ready Breakfast Sandwiches are a filling, delicious, and microwavable make ahead breakfast for busy mornings.

Veggie Packed Freezer Ready Breakfast Sandwiches

Veggie Packed Freezer Ready Breakfast Sandwiches are a filling, delicious, and microwavable make ahead breakfast for busy mornings.- these are pretty delicious. Make them in a casserole dish, not the muffin tins.

Clare Turlay Newberry, April Kittens, 1940 (via Animalarium: Everyone Has a Mother)

Sheba and her three kittens, Butch, Brenda and Charcoal -- from the book "April Kittens", by Clare Turlay Newberry, 1940

After spending two years in the womb, calves will nurse for an additional two years. The bond between mother and baby elephant is one of the strongest in the animal kingdom, which is why the effects of poaching are so devastating to a baby that loses its mother.

After spending two years in the womb, calves will nurse for an additional two years. The bond between mother and baby elephant is one of the strongest in the animal kingdom.

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Elephants eat a lot! That's why they move around so much in the wild. Not in some small enclosure in a zoo or in cold climates.

Baked Green Bean Fries | 21 Easy, Healthy Snacks For When You're Trying To Lose Weight - BuzzFeed News

21 Easy, Healthy Snacks For When You're Trying To Lose Weight

Baked Green Bean Fries - Healthy, nutritious fries that you can eat guilt-free. And they're baked to absolute crisp-perfection!

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