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Charge!
Photograph by Michael Nichols

Spouting water and fury, a large male forest elephant charges toward a rival in Langoué Bai. This water hole clearing in Ivindo National Park attracts hundreds of forest elephants each year.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Ektachrome 100
Lens: 600mm w/ 2x converter
Speed and F-Stop: 1/8 @ f/8

Weather Conditions: Cloudy, but bright
Time of Day: 4 p.m.
Lighting Techniques: Available light
Special Equipment or Comments: I was sitting on a tree platform with a large tripod.



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