A five-month-old orphaned elephant named "Tembo" plays with his keeper Thomas Chalice, who has nurtured the elephant at Tony Fitzjohn's Mkomazi rhino sanctuary on June 2012 in Mkomazi, Tanzania. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Elephants, largest of all land animals, are among the most recognizable and beloved creatures on Earth. Their ancestors once roamed most of the planet, but wild populations are now confined to decreasing swaths of land in Africa and Asia.
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