Water For Elephants ~ Hwange NP ~ Zimbabwe
Water For Elephants by Mark Sissons in Present Magazine – Summer 2018
Mark Sissons is a Vancouver based travel writer.
“Dozens of thirsty elephants congregate beneath the sprawling Acacia tree on the edge of a shallow, muddy, natural waterhole called a ‘pan.’ Jostling for space, testosterone-driven young males aggressively swing their tusks at one another while floppy-eared babies hide beneath their mothers’ sturdy legs. Then a majestic old matriarch arrives, and the herd respectively parts to let her drink. It’s a classic African safari tableau.” Read more …