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elephants in Tanzania
April 7, 2013

Elephants, Tanzania

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

After spending two weeks building a windmill in Tanzania, I get a chance to sit back and enjoy the scenery. This big guy seems just as interested in me as I am in him.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

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Photograph by Amanda Schmidt, Your Shot
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