Elephant Taking a Bath Canvas Print
This was such a fantastic opportunity to see this Elephant bull frolicking in the water at the Pilansberg Nature Reserve.
Elephants too need the cooling effect of mud to regulate their body temperature and will often submerge themselves in water before their mud or sand bath. For all of these species the mud also acts both as a protection against sunburn and to provide relief from biting insects.
Photo: Sarel du Plessis/ Kiekieboer