14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ellies on the ridge

I was traveling in a kayak on a small tributary of the Zambezi River. This elephant family appeared on the ridge overlooking the water and I watched as the ellies made their way down to the water and eventually crossed the river in front of us.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Zambia
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © Rick Beldegreen