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Nick Tennick

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Nick has always loved the outdoors and never turns down an opportunity for an adventure. After finishing high school in Johannesburg, where he grew up, Nick spent a gap year in the Zimbabwean bushveld which truly sparked his love for wildlife and conservation ...

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on Elephant Extravaganza: A Day at the Waterhole

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I so agree with you, Nick – there’s nothing to beat a close encounter with a big breeding herd of ellies. I’m always fascinated how such large creatures can seemingly appear from nowhere too.

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Elephants are so amazing to sit and watch. Thank you for the pictures.

I’m thrilled you enjoyed the pictures, Sandra.

Nick, I also love elephants. Thank you for the pictures.

Thanks William.

Wonderful story and beautiful images! Spending time with elephants is always entertaining, especially when young ones are present, but my eye was really taken by the dancing dung beetles, just rolling along with their ball of nutrients!

Hi, what a spectacular view! It seems incredible they may feel fear sometimes, as they are so large and powerful. From the steady, dominant females to the clumsy and funny babies, they offer such a special time. Funny and relaxing. Thank you

My favorite part of our safari (Tsavo) was watching two large herds racing to a waterhole and drink for like an hour! They are just the best! Fantastic photos!

I also love spending time with elephants. They are such wonderful animals interacting with each other in amazing ways. Great photos!

Nick you got the elephants instead of the Ntsevu pride. But I am sure you and your guests enjoyed the elephants drinking water and seeing so many at one water hole is exquisite. They are certainly entertaining especially when there are so many of them, not forgetting the calves.

Nothing better than elephants at a waterhole – unless they’re IN the water! Outstanding sighting andstory, Nick!

Thank you, Mary Beth! Elephants and water do make a fantastic combo.

Nick, what a fantastic sighting! Your photos are beautiful and the scene with them all drinking is a classic! We are wondering if that was the watering hole we saw the lions at on one of our last drives?

Hi Guys, thanks for the comment!
This sighting was at a different waterhole! in the Deep South eastern parts of Londolozi.

Wow! Great fortune and amazing images Nick. Thank you!

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