Sparring Elephant Calves, Tarangire N.P.
These juvenile elephants were play-fighting with their trunks, a behavior that we're told helps them strengthen the muscles and develop their coordination (baby elephants regularly trip over their trunks — it takes them some time to learn to use it properly).
Taken on January 27, 2007 at 06:01PM with a Olympus Imaging Corp. - E-500
f/5.6 at 1/200sec, focal length: 200mm
Image Copyright © 2007 Jeremiah Blatz
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