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Asian Elephant (Elephas
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Explanation: It will soon be spring in the northern hemisphere, when Asian elephants' fancies turn to thoughts of love ...
This week we are in the deep south of India in Periyar Tiger Reserve and National Park. We are motoring across Periyar Lake, also called Mullaperiyar Reservoir formed by the damming of the local river.
Sanctuary is home to an amazing array of native Indian wildlife, but none is
more impressive than the herds of Asian elephants. And today we are
special witness to a seldom-seen sight: the mating of elephants ... in
Next week's picture: Asian Elephant Love, Part II: The Movie
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