Lions and Elephants and Zebras - oh my! Part 1: Elephants

Being on safari is incredible.  You drive along dirt roads in huge open aired jeeps, avoiding obstacles like trees knocked down by elephants, always on the lookout.  We saw many different animals in Zimbabwe, but my favorite was the elephant.  They are amazing creatures.  While we all had seen plenty of them at the zoo, nothing prepares you for seeing them in person in their own natural habitat.  They are immense creatures, incredibly social, love-able and absolutely terrifying at the same time.  I much prefer running into them in the daylight than turning a corner in the dark and seeing them on the road.

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