17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Elephant Eyelashes

You never realize how long elephant eyelashes are until you're about 15 feet away from one. This female was in the trees eating just off the road. It's not clear to me if she was wearing false eyelashes to attract attention, they looked real to me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Kruger National Park, South Africa, South Africa
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Don Chernoff