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elephants crossing a river in South Africa
September 8, 2012

Elephants, South Africa

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We sat in our safari vehicle and watched as several family groups of elephants (about 150 individuals) crossed the Sand River in the Mala Mala Game Reserve. As the light got better, the scene became even more surreal.

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