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African Elephant taking a bath
Photographer: Andrea Popick
Location: Chobe National Park, Botswana, Africa
Story: 
I watched this elephant swim across the river and lie down at the shore of an island. It looked like it was blowing bubbles as it blew water out of it's trunk. This was a special moment for me as I had never seen an elephant swim or take a "bath" before I went on this safari. I was delighted to capture it in a photo.
Digital Alterations: 
crop, hue, color saturation, light
Camera Information: Olympus OMD E-M1, 75-300 zoom lens; f 9, 1/640 sec, ISO-320
Special Equipment: