A young elephant nuzzles its mother during a visit to the drought-depleted Zambezi riverbed. (Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Down the Zambezi," October 1997, National Geographic magazine)

Zambezi Elephants, Africa

A young elephant nuzzles its mother during a visit to the drought-depleted Zambezi riverbed. (Photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Down the Zambezi," October 1997, National Geographic magazine)
Photograph by Chris Johns

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