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JimV 10 6 3 Canada
5 Jan 2013 4:40AM
Wow Herman, I'm having a hard job getting my head round the idea of driving along and seeing an elephant standing right beside the road, can I assume they don't pose any danger? We think we have a problem with moose, but that pales a bit with this. Thanks for showing these two fine shots.
Rgds., Jim

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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
5 Jan 2013 4:58AM
There was a fence between us Jim Smile
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
5 Jan 2013 6:44AM
Two wonderful images, Herman, such magnificent beasts, very well captured. Carol
RuthyJ 10 England
5 Jan 2013 7:08AM
What a magnificent animal Herman. I adore elephants they are so beautiful.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
5 Jan 2013 7:21AM
Amazing to come across these on a drive, Herman, - we've got lots of sheep on the moors TongueTongueGrin.

Dave
Tibetan 4 3 England
5 Jan 2013 7:40AM
Glad to see they are in the wild, one thing I do not like is caged animals, well done Herman, good for you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
5 Jan 2013 7:51AM
Great captures and spectacular animals to see at the side of the road Herman, it's a lot more exciting than my roads we only see drunks and rabbits.

Gary
5 Jan 2013 7:55AM
Having a fag, Herman?TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink
Jocelia Plus
5 2 1 Australia
5 Jan 2013 8:10AM
She is a beauty Herman and what a catch to find her.
I love elephants and it is nice to see them natural and not enclosed in the zoo.
Nice one…….I see I have some catching up to do. Now the grandson is back home
I should have more time. Apologies for the clicks instead……..

JOcelia…….
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
5 Jan 2013 8:24AM
Two Excellent and great capture,Herman,very well done,
saeid
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 8:27AM
Wonderful beast and well captured, Herman.

Ray
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Jan 2013 8:37AM
No 2 seems more pleasing to me Ashe is feeding and there is a bit more space to the left.
To great shot of his majesty, I wasn't aware you were so close to elephants!
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
5 Jan 2013 8:39AM
Ok , I really like v2 very much. It is the bit of grass an the well chosen background that make the elephant stand out with all the detail.
5 Jan 2013 8:43AM
An awesome pic of a big animal taken in a small sensor.
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 8:45AM
Morning Herman you say it was behind a fence dont think that would stop it if it wanted to come out, two fine shots of a mighty animal.
Rob
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
5 Jan 2013 8:52AM
A fine portrait of an elephant.

All the very best for 2013 Herman.

Albert
Excellent captures Herman,
Fred.
5 Jan 2013 9:59AM
An excellent capture, Herman - glad to read that there was a fence between you and the elephant!!!

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lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
5 Jan 2013 9:59AM
Super capture
xwang 7 55 8
5 Jan 2013 10:02AM
How luck you are.. I always love elephants...
5 Jan 2013 10:13AM
Lovely captures Herman Smile Smile Smile
5 Jan 2013 10:15AM
Super picture though she has sad eyes - or is that my imagination!
luckybry 6 3 Scotland
5 Jan 2013 10:26AM
grt images
cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
5 Jan 2013 10:59AM
what a beauty...Mossel Bay is a lovely place...fond memories Smile
5 Jan 2013 11:18AM
Two superb images very well captured Herman. Should be very exciting to be surrounded by different amazing species of natureSmileSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini
netta1234 Plus
4 354 2 Wales
5 Jan 2013 11:26AM
A great set,how nice to drive along and see an Elephant,Waw,I've only seen one in a zoo and they should be out like this one.Smile
NettaSmile
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
5 Jan 2013 12:58PM
I had the same reaction as Jim V.!
I can't imagine seeing an elephant by the road.....I would think that might pose a bit of a problem if they decided to cross in a hurry. I am amazed. How lucky you are to see such things.
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
5 Jan 2013 1:11PM
I like these elephants and like seeing them in their environment--- Great images --so glad you stopped!
5 Jan 2013 1:28PM
yes have to agree good to see them in thir own environment v2 for me

Graham
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 5:14PM
2 crackers and great timing!Grin
Ryan
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
5 Jan 2013 5:55PM
Never seen an elephant on the road, have seen loads of Zebra Crossings though, excellent two captures of this magnificent animal Herman.

Regards

Trev.
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 6:42PM
I hope this fella took the trunk road for his sitting.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 8:05PM
Two fine shots; how super to be so close to them.
Ju
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 8:45PM
Could they be Selati and Kidibone from Albertinias Garden Route Game Lodge? See here .
Or maybe they are Sam and Tsotsi at the Garden Route? See here .
Or perhaps they're simply in part of the Game Reserve.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
5 Jan 2013 9:13PM
A lovey shot of this giant of a creature Herman. I know they can get very roused but they always seems to me that left along they are quite amiable.
Ron
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2013 10:18PM
Two nice shots Herman, i wouldn't like to argue with one of them, Peter..
Jellyfire 4 41 4 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2013 7:25AM
Nice capture of such a magnificent animalp
CDSINUK 4 223 England
6 Jan 2013 9:41PM
She's beautiful Herman, great image happy new year Smile
Humblebee 4 1 England
6 Jan 2013 9:58PM
Two lovely captures Herman, and lucky you, even with a fence between you - its bunnies, foxes, badgers and occasionally sheep we see, not quite in the same league, eh Wink ... Carol Grin
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 5:10AM
That is one welcome sight!
In London you might see a fox or a few rats, sadly to see an elephant we would have to visit the zoo...
Lucky you to see that... IB
tamarisk 3 2
14 Feb 2013 7:04PM
How wonderful!!! Such a gorgeous boy (or girl of course) I am just mad about Elephants, more pleaseWinkWinkWink

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