Elephant - Zambezi Stretch - Photo and Comment by Etinne Oosthuizen

Every year the winter thorn tree drop hundreds of valuable pod onto the Zambezi flood plane, which feeds the numerous inhabitant through the winter months, this particular elephant could not wait for the pods to fall.

Elephant Festival, India

Photograph by Marjorie Lang, My Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day - National Geographic

The Elephant Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Jaipur and takes place at the famous Chaugan Stadium in March. It begins with a beautiful procession of bedecked elephants, camels, horses, and folk dancers. The mahouts proudly embellish their elephants with vibrant colors, jhools (saddle cloth), and heavy jewelry.