Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Learning to Graze, Masai Mara Kenya

Grasp, pull, kick. It takes a bit of practice, but this is how elephants graze. The 'kick' uses the toenails to scuff at the base of the grass to loosen it from the earth and dislodge soil from roots. Excess soil is shaken off with a flick of the trunk. This little fellow is aiming a bit high....

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