By EMMA THOMAS
PUBLISHED: 09:58 EST, 14 November 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 EST, 14 November 2013
(1) Dusty: The chalk-covered ‘coloured’ elephants were spotted photographer Anja Denker near a watering hole in Etosha National Park, Namibia. Elephants known as the 'white ghosts of Etosha’ gather near a waterhole
(2) Cool: An elephant emerges from the watering hole in Etosha National Park, Namibia
(3) Algae: This elephant’s green hue is created by algae from a mud hole
(4) Laughing: A dust-covered elephant 'laughing’ in front of a herd of zebra and gazelle in Etosha National Park, Namibia
(5) Drinking: Two dusty bull elephants stop for a drink from a waterhole
(6) Emotions: Photographer Anja Denker, 43, says she tries to capture the emotions of animals
(7) Dye: The red hue is due to the elephants using the famous red soil of Namibia to clean their skin
(8) Colourful: The 45-year-old visual artist also photographed elephants that appear to have green and red stains on their skin
(9) Back to grey: The large herd of elephants rolled in mud at the water hole to cool down
Images ©. 2013, Anja Denker / Barcroft Media.
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