16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
An elephant's journey halfway home across the Rufiji River

The herd always reunites across the water when the sun goes down, even if the trip through the water means braving crocodiles and hippos. As she emerged out of the deepest part of the water, her trip halfway across the Rufiji River could not have been symbolized more perfectly.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Nyakisiku, Tanzania
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Cameron Black