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Picture of elephants grazing in marshland in Kenya with Mount Kilimanjaro in the background
September 22, 2021

African Elephants

With Mount Kilimanjaro looming in the background, elephants graze in Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Because of the constant presence of the Maasai, researchers, and tourists, elephants in the park don't experience much threat from poachers.
Photograph by Randy Olson, Nat Geo Image Collection

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