October 20th, 2010

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Tusks and Trunk....

We saw this beautiful tusker (probably about 35 years old)...on the banks of the backwaters of the Kabini, as we took our evening boat ride yesterday...


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and I wanted to document the amazing agility and delicacy of the way the trunk works....



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What a wonderful thing that trunk is...the soft moving curves contrast so well with the hard, immobile curves of the tusks.