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Leading the Charge


Early morning in the Amboseli National Park, Kenya, a herd of Elephantswere moving along at full speed, when a white Egret which was in their path,decided it needed to move or be trampled. The bird decided to take off, givingthe impression that it was leading the charge.


Yellowbilled Egret  Egretta intermedia

Intermediate in size between Cattle and Great White Egret

Elephant  Loxodonta africana

The largest land animal, Africa’s true King of Beasts, weighs up to 6000kg (male) and 3500 kg (female),

height 3.3 m (male) and 2.5 m (female). The trunk is a muscularextension of the upper lip containing the nostrils, and the tip is equippedwith two finger-like projections for handling small objects.

Huge ears, up to 1.5 m. Flapping ears on still, hot days helps coolblood flowing through network of veins on back surface. Tusks growcontinuously, weighing up to 13 kg each and can reach a length of 2.5 m.

Nikon D4, 16 megapixel resolution, FX format,  Sigma VR 150-500 mm f55.6-6.3G lens,

1/640h sec @ f8, ISO 400

Photographby Trevor Woodburn