An elephant taking a mud bath.
Trip's first elephants -- always a joy.
Male in musth
Camera trap image obtained by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme and the EDGE Instant Wild Programme of The Zoological Society of London (edgeofexistence.org).
African elephants are the elephants of the genus Loxodonta (Greek for 'oblique-sided tooth'), consisting of two extant species: the African bush elephant and the smaller African forest elephant. Loxodonta is one of the two existing genera in the family Elephantidae.