Viewed from a low-flying plane, elephants forage on the salt-laden banks of a river in Odzala National Park in Congo. Photographer Michael Nichols took this shot while accompanying conservationist Michael Fay on the Megatransect, his grueling 15-month, 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) trek across Congo and Gabon to chronicle the region’s pristine forests and wildlife and fight for their protection.

Elephants Foraging on Riverbank

Viewed from a low-flying plane, elephants forage on the salt-laden banks of a river in Odzala National Park in Congo. Photographer Michael Nichols took this shot while accompanying conservationist Michael Fay on the Megatransect, his grueling 15-month, 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) trek across Congo and Gabon to chronicle the region’s pristine forests and wildlife and fight for their protection.
Photograph by Michael Nichols

Megatransect

Megatransect pictures, megatransect photos, photo gallery, picture gallery, from National Geographic.

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