Elephant Encounters

The Mexican Horse Thief-elephantMy closest near-fatal encounter with an elephant happened within spitting distance of the boma. I had taken a hiding spot behind a large succulent and was getting some excellent photographs of a herd of elephant. One rather large chap – fuck, they are all large – started moving straight towards my hiding place. I had left it too late: he had not yet seen or smelt me, but if he continued on his set path, he was going to step on me. No choice; while he was still a little way off I had to let him know I was there. I slowly stood up. Pandemonium! …….

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2 Responses to “Elephant Encounters”

  1. Wayne Bisset Says:

    Reblogged this on Section Eight Solutions.

  2. African Elephant – Photos | One Man's Opinion Blog Says:

    […] Here are a few photos I have taken over the years. You can read a short story about one of my close encounters while getting some photographs here.  ELEPHANT STORY […]

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