elephantlove Photos & Videos

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Elephants are some of the most loyal creatures. They recognize an elephant they've come across years and years after meeting. Relationships are extremely important to them, they build bonds to last a lifetime. 🐘 #SaveTheElephants

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Got all artsy in today's elephant photo but I love the old school Africa feel. And to give you an insight on one of our encounters with the elephants, I'll leave a description penned by a fellow friend of mine from the trip, Sofie Leemans. And if you want to learn more about our guide, Google "Alan McSmith elephants". Trust me, it'll blow your mind. . . "My first week in Africa, was a special one. We went to the Greater Kruger area. Next to beautiful camps and stunning views and nature, we had some amazing experiences. One of them was a moment during our last sundowner while on a game drive. After watching the sun set with a Savanna in my hand (I still love those 😉), I saw some elephants close by and our guide, Alan, told us we could get a little closer if we wanted to. Of course we did. We went closer and at a certain moment he told us to simply sit down. That was special on its own, because of the falling darkness. It was almost full moon, so still light enough to see, but it's a very different feeling to sit in the bush during the day or at night as we did now. We sat there for quite a while in complete silence and one elephant came closer and closer, while feasting on the bushes around. There were a few other elephants around as well. Suddenly the closest elephant saw us and you could tell he was a bit confused, not sure what to do. His curiosity won though and he kept staring at us and even came a little closer. I can't even put in words how it felt to have such a majestic animal and gentle giant walk up to you in the moonlight while you're sitting on the ground. There was no real fear. You could tell the elephant wasn't aggressive in any way. Just curious and a bit confused about what he just found in the bush. Not very common... The moment he made himself big and looked down on us and we looked up to him, seemed to last a long time. After a while and movement or sound from one of us, he backed up a little. His friends had come closer and they walked away from us together now as if they were supporting him in his confusion. It was a true magical encounter that showed me once more the beauty of nature and elephants in particular. We are part

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The Sumatran Elephant is the smallest subspecies of the Asian Elephant, but once you interract with them long enough you will see their huge personality and how its different from one elephant to the next. Thank you both for this wonderful photo. We wish you a Happy Christmas, wherever you are in the world! 🎄🐘🎄 #elephantsofinstagram #elephantseals #elephantjournal #saveelephants #elephantparade #elephantpants #elephantandcastle #elephantlove #savetheelephants #loveelephants #elephantman #elephantart #elephantlover #worldelephantday #elephanttattoo #drunkelephant #elephantrock #elephants #elephantbar #elephantprint #bekindtoelephants #elephant #africanelephant #elephantear

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DM for credit/removal Describe this picture with one word 😍 Grab your favourite T-shirt by clicking the link in my bio ➡️ @elephantspage By 📷: @elephantnaturepark

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Grandma's house🏠 Neha🐘Hey Muu, play with me! Muu 🐘Okay, what do you want to do?🤨 Neha🐘Umm...Can you lift me up?😃 Muu 🐘Sure, I'm good at it. Here we go! Hurray! Neha🐘Wow! Up, up, hight!! Muu 🐘Weeeeeh!😁😁 Neha🐘Yaaay!💕 So much fun!!😄 Thanks! Muu 🐘Anytime😉 _ #PrincessMuu #ゾウ #象 #ぬいぐるみ #ぬい撮り #市原ぞうの国 #japan #elephant #animal #ikea #softtoy #elephantlove #stuffedanimal #trunk #peluche #cute #hangout #weeh #JÄTTESTOR #Neha #play #liftmeup #savetheelephants #plushies #stuffedanimalofinstagram #toysphotography #selfie #plushiesofinstagram #toyblogger #ikeaelephant

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Sometimes, life can surprise you with a happy coincidence but you can also plan it to happen. 🐘 Like to visit our park and spend time with the big fellas 📸 @claytonmade.adam Please follow me: - @smartanimal_elephants

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Each morning the herd come down to the lake to take a dip. You can join in too with our Bathing activity. Visit our site to find out more 🐘 << 📸 @shelleyfergusonhome >> Please follow me: - @elephant_naughty

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Happy New Year, everyone! We would like to close the year of 2018 by saying how much we appreciate everyone's love and support. It has been a marvelous twenty one years of opening our giant doors! And we are looking forward to 2019, hoping for some good surprises at the park 🙊 🐘 What about you? What are the things you are grateful for the past year and what are you looking forward to this year? << 📸 @shootwithjuan >> Please follow me: - @elephant_naughty

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tiny shirts. big impact.

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Photo by Valentin Pacaut | After a bath in the Chobe river, as they are still wet, the #elephants cover their skin with mud and dust to protect it from heat and from parasites (link in bio).⁠ .⁣⁠ The Explorers: know better to protect better⁣⁠ .⁣⁠ © 📸 @valentinpacaut ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #worldheritage #earthinventory #theexplorers #theexplorersinventory #botswana #ilovebotswana #botswanawildlife #botswanasafari #tusker #wildlifephotography #elephantlove #cuteelephant #elephant 🐘 #pachyderm #junglelife #elephasmaximus #herbivores #animalsworld #loveelephants #africanelephants #mammalia ⁠#⁠africanamazing #tusk #closeup #biglife #⁠elephantbath #elephantmudbath #mudbath #perfectiming

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The sound you hear is only a camera shutter, shooting elephants. Our vehicle on the hunt to find elephants, only to appreciate their magnificence. The sight you see are 2 bulls fighting, not for their lives. The land you see is Africa, beautiful Africa. It's World Elephant Day today. My message Celebrates Life. Celebrates Hope. Celebrates our Elephants. For every single Elephant that walks this Planet. May we be their Voice. DoubleTap & Tag a Friend Below⤵ 💋 😍 Tag your love 😘 ✅ Turn Post Notification on 📣 ✅ Tag your friends 👥 🎥 @elephant_stories_with_fiona #elephantsworld #elephantlove #iloveelephants #elephantsafari

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From our upcoming “The Elephant Ethogram: A Library of African Elephant Behavior”. This initiative is a massive effort - so please be patient:-). We will launch it during 2020. Two families of elephants have arrived at Olonginye Swamp in Amboseli. One family is moving past our car to the right, while the other family begins to drink. There are more elephants out of sight including a high-ranking female. There has been a slight altercation which has caused unease between the two families and a young female displays ambivalent behavior in the form of Trunk-Twisting and Foot-Swinging. She also sniffs the ground as if searching for information. Then she walks away while Looking-Back, joining a Waiting female who we believe is her mother.🐘 • Want to learn more about elephant behavior? Visit our website www.elephantvoices.org or click the link in our bio. 🐘 • Please follow me: - @Elephants_moment_pictures

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Een beetje DIY toegepast. Het aparte grappige olifantje, met kindjes op rug, met goudverf bespoten. Nu is het een deftig apart olifantje. Ik ben er helmaal blij mee. Kijk @thriftyhustle_ hoe mooi ie nu is. #kringloopgeluk #kringloop #kringloopschat #kringloopwinkel #rd4 #kringloopvondst #rommelmarkt #vlooienmarkt #homesweethome #loveitsomuch #interieur #interiordesign #interieurstyling #elephant #elephants #elephantlove #elephantcollection #vintage #vintagegeluk #olifantverzameling

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“Contentment “ won first prize two years ago and made it on the billboard! This painting was also printed on a dental office business cards too. SOON I will be selling prints of my paintings!!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨😘😘😘😘 If there is a painting that you want as a print, DM me! Many sizes to choose from... details coming soon 🎨🤗. . . . . #tams_artwork #artprints #elephantlove #art #goodvibes #homedecor #grey #smallbusiness #followme #happy

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Can An Asian Elephant Breed With An African? Meet Motty, a hybrid of an Asian and African elephant. Motty was born in 11th July 1978 in Chester Zoo, UK, to Asian mother (Sheba) and African father (Jumbolino). Asian elephants are genetically closer to mammoths than to African elephants and it was always believed that despite sharing 95% off their DNA, a hybrid was impossible. For this reason Motty’s parents were able to be housed together with the knowledge that it was extremely unlikely that anything untoward would happen. “Life ……finds a way”- Dr Ian Malcolm (Jurassic Park) Nature however had other plans and soon it was obvious that Sheba was pregnant. Motty had the trunk and feet of an Asian elephant but the legs and ears of African. Although initially healthy, standing and feeding, 10 days after he was born Motty died due to an infected umbilical cord. It is unknown if his immune system was weakened by his hybridisation or simply in keeping with the high mortality rate in elephant calves born in zoos. Despite several reports of this occurring since, Motty is the only scientifically recognised hybrid of an Asian and African elephant. His body can be seen at the Natural History Museum, UK. .careproject Please follow me: - @elephant_need_protect

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Nong Pech and Molorair found one of their mahouts resting peacefully in the shade of the trees, minding his own business and taking a few moments to himself. Two trunks begin to discreetly and gently open his banana bag, but were caught red-handed! ‘Thieves, pickpockets, banana pinchers, Nong Pech and Molorair what are you doing?’ Can you caption their cheeky reply? #elephants #ethicaltourism #travelkindly #travelresponsibly #elephant #asianelephant #thaielephant #thailand #kohsamui #samuielephanthaven #Sanctuary #walkwithelephants #dontridewalkbeside #elephantrescue #elephantsofinstagram #elephantlove #saddleoff #gentlegiants #elephantlove #notrekking #nobathing #noriding #pickpocket #trunk #mahout #love

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Neue Elephant-Stapelringe sind da Viel Spass beim Spielen Stapelringe •. Jeder Ring hat eigene Farbe, der obere Ring mit dem Elephant ist eine Rassel. Die Ringe sind weich und einfach zu begreifen. Sie sind schon ab Geburt zu empfehlen. #stapelringe #handgemacht #mitliebegemacht #crocheterapia #crochetinspiration #crochet #häkelnmachtglücklich #häkelnisttoll #häkelnmachtsüchtig #häkelnmachtspass #häkelnfürsbaby #häkelnfürkinder #elephantlove #elephant 🐘 #bastelfee_geschenke_garn #handmade #madewithlove

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It’s always fascinating to watch a big elephant 🐘 gathering at one of the waterholes in the Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. After getting their thirst quenched🚰 and having some fun playing in the mud to cool down, everyone (big or small) makes sure they cover themselves in a thick layer of mud. ⁠ ⁠ Interesting facts:⁠ This habit of covering themselves with mud has a good reason, of course! The mud is sunscreen 🧴 for the elephants 🐘. Yes, as super thick as their skin is, they are not immune to sunburn in the brutal heat of Africa!⁠ ⁠ #elephantbaby #elephantheaven #elephantlove #elephantlover #elephants #africanbushcamps #conservationzimbabwe #HwangeNationalPark #somalisacamp #Zimbabwe #zimbabwewildlife #waterhole #majestic_wildlife #splendid_animals #wildlife_perfection #wildlife_photography #wildlifeaddicts #wildlifeconservation #wildlifelovers #africanwildlife #amazingafrica #safari #thisisafrica #travelafrica

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Adorable fact of the day: baby elephants instinctively suck their trunks to comfort themselves, kind of like how baby humans suck their thumbs. Animals are the best 🐘❤️

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So in love with this photo ✨🐘🌿

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