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Dust storm

By ColleenA
Good morning ...been up since 5.30 am on yet another amazing Game drive. We saw amazing bird life today which I will share with you soon. A hot winter temperature today of 28deg.Sad
A huge surprise yesterday getting a GEA for my 6 week old lion cub, a BIG THANK YOU to Marktc

Meet Harold aka Skew tusk, he was showing off yesterday afternoon spraying himself with sand. He was pretty close to us so no cropping just a conversion from Raw. I will attempt to upload a second one of him showing off in a different way Blush , you will notice his skew tusks clearly in this one as well as notice he is using his trunk to smell us as we were very close, I couldn't pan out as he was so close.
The internet connection in the African bush is extremely slow.
Have a great day, and promise to catch up on voting soon.......

Tags: South africa Wildlife and nature Thornybusg game reserve

Voters: User_Removed, DicksPics, brian17302 and 72 more

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8 Jun 2013 9:45AM
What a fantastic image, Colleen!SmileSmileSmile

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8 Jun 2013 9:45AM
Super Elephant photo showing sand & dust thrown up
Seems you are having a great time on safari
Regards Brian
Excellent capture Colleen, certainly is a super image,
Fred.
gwynn56 5 87 England
8 Jun 2013 9:50AM
great capture Smile
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 10:10AM
Ahhh! he is a 'big boy' Colleen
and superbly captured in both images in natural surroundings
Lillian
why angel images on the photos?
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
8 Jun 2013 10:20AM
To answer your question Lillian, my surname is Angel.
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 10:23AM
Superb images, what an experience to be able to see and up close to these fabulous creatures

Hugh
Quoise Plus
3 771 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 10:31AM
No macro of the elephant Colleen? Tongue A wonderful capture, great work Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
8 Jun 2013 10:38AM
Looks like he's smoking in V1! Wink Two excellent shots, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 10:55AM
Another fabulous pair of images Colleen, it surprises me that you have an internet connection at all... their must be some clever monkeys out in the bush!
8 Jun 2013 10:56AM
He's certainly a big boyBlushBlush Great shots ColleenSmile
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
8 Jun 2013 11:10AM
Super composition with action!! Great image!! I like it a lot!!
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
8 Jun 2013 11:17AM
A Brilliant set ColleenSmileSmileSmile**********
NettaSmile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
8 Jun 2013 11:20AM
The sand spray makes a lovely animated image, Colleen.

Dave
S_Psharma 4 1 India
8 Jun 2013 12:19PM
Both images are excellent and equally nice.
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 12:54PM
2 great image Colleen, V1 takes it, a very apt titleSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff
myrab 10 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 2:32PM
Super image Colleen, enjoy your holiday.

Myra
widtink 4 406 2 Scotland
8 Jun 2013 2:37PM
Stunning V1 Colleen Smile

Rod
Mrsbass 4 2 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 3:04PM
I've been waiting to see these Colleen and boy I am not disappointed - what fabulous photographs. Looks like you are having the time of your life!
jdinne 13 16 England
8 Jun 2013 3:09PM
Excellent Colleen some wonderful detail here and v1 well timed. Should V2 not have the Adult tag on GrinGrinGrin

John
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 4:34PM
Two excellent images and so close !
Amazing difference between the dusty elephant and the clean version,
albeit it with his manhood well displayedBlushBlushBlushBlush
KateGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 5:09PM
Class!

Adrian
8 Jun 2013 5:50PM
Fantastic images.
Enjoy the remainder of the safari.
Smile
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 6:58PM
Absolutely top-notch Colleen - love V2 showing off just what a 'big boy' he is!! BlushTongue

Carol
Mike_Smith Plus
9 333 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 8:23PM
Cracking shots of a stunning creature. Hard to believe poachers are killing these for the ivory
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 8:52PM
Superb !!!!!

Ali
8 Jun 2013 9:26PM
Super Elephant photos, v1 for me, love the addition of the dust
johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2013 10:08PM
Great image but when you go some ware like that you must be spoilt for choise. Anyway he's super.
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2013 1:30PM
Superb captures of the Elephant in its natural surroundings. I love V1 and all that dust!WinkGrin
Ryan
howdog Plus
8 25 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2013 1:47PM
Wow what an action shot Colleen you have in V1 Smile
Iain
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
9 Jun 2013 5:38PM
Two excellent shots of this magnificent beast
Tish1 Plus
3 16 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2013 7:41PM
My favourites!!!

Tish
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
10 Jun 2013 7:22PM

Quote:Two excellent shots of this magnificent beast

Totally agree.
Ron
10 Jun 2013 9:51PM
Superb images Colleen.

Jenny Smile
10 Jun 2013 10:32PM
Two excellent images Colleen V1 for me thoughSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
I adore V1 Colleeen, and love the colours..I closed my eyes to look at V2...LOL Blush great work, and great fun for you by the looks of it, amazing experience !!!

Lynette Grin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 9:02PM
Splendid shots
Ju
11 Jun 2013 9:09PM
Great shots Colleen
13 Jun 2013 3:32AM
El momento exacto..

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