21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tears of an Elephant

This is a close-up head shot of a Sri Lankan Elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) taken on 01/24/2020 during a safari drive in Udawalawe National Park in Sri Lanka. This big male elephant came across and stood in the middle of the road, reluctant to move on.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Sri Lanka
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © Sultan Mohammed Asif Hossain