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elephants in India
July 15, 2013

Elephant and Calf, India

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Wild elephants live in India's fertile Kaziranga floodplain, where marshland, tall grass, and forests provide shelter and food. Kaziranga National Park takes in 50 miles of the Brahmaputra River and harbors some 1,300 elephants.

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Photograph by Sandesh Kadur
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