An amazing picture: elephants turned their trunks into snorkels to cross a river

  • By EAL
  • April 11, 2013

An amazing picture of an amazing moment (of amazing creatures). A herd of elephants turned their trunks into snorkels to cross a deep river.

The group of mammals wandered into Africa’s Chobe River on the Botswana-Namibia border but became submerged.

So they simply put their trunks out of the water to enable them to breath.

Tourists Kate and Marcus Westberg, both 29 and from Queensland, Australia, photographed the amusing elephant scene.
Photo: KateWestberg/BNPS

EAL - elephants crossing deep river - Ph: Kate and Marcus Westberg

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