Photos of South Africa / Wildlife Encounters

The Elephant

Updated Monday, 18 April 2022

Enjoy and/or contribute to our photo gallery of the Elephant. We asked visitors to share their holiday snaps with us. Below is a gallery and some of the experiences that travellers had while game viewing in our beautiful country.

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The Elephant {Loxodonta Africana}

The African Elephant is the largest living land mammal, one of the most impressive animals on earth.

The Elephant’s muscular trunk serves as a nose, hand, extra foot, signaling device and a tool for gathering food, siphoning water, dusting, digging and a variety of other functions. The long trunk permits … read more about The Elephant.