African Elephant (zoos ). Photo by pincollector1
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African Elephant

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Tuesday October 23, 2012

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Caption: African elephants are currently found in 37 countries in Africa. They are distinguishable from Asian elephants in several ways, the most noticeable being their ears which are much larger. The African elephant is typically larger than the Asian elephant and has a concave back. Both African males and females have external tusks and are usually less hairy than their Asian cousins. It is the largest land animal in the world, with the males standing 10 feet to 13 feet at the shoulder and weighing 7,700 lbs. to a reported 26,000 lbs. The female is smaller, standing about 9.8 feet.

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2. pincollector1
12:08 AM GMT on October 25, 2012
Hi Hoecat:

Thank you very much. Ron
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1. hoecat
11:08 PM GMT on October 24, 2012
Beautiful animal and a great shot. Thanks for the info too :)
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I am a professional photographer living in Winnipeg, Canada. My special interests are people and nature photography. I have been taking pictures for over 35 years. Winnipeg has a very agreeable climate in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Winters can be quite cold especially in January. No matter what season, picture taking opportunities in Winnipeg are excellent.

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