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3ME15.jpg African Elephants
African Elephants (Loxodonta africana).  Trunk twining and touching are part of bonding behavior in cow-calf herds.  Here the adult female on left is greeted by an older daughter (top right) and her current calf.  Kenya.  Note:  Even at 9 years of age a calf still spends about half its time within 15 to 20 feet of its mother.