Snapshot Serengeti Talk

6 elephants in one image.

  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB

    Biggest herd of elephants I've seen so far ! 😄


  • davidbygott by davidbygott moderator

    It's fairly typical. This could be a small matriarchal group, and such groups commonly coalesce into herds of 20-30 or more.

    (The biggest herd I've ever seen in the study area was about 360 together, but that was back in '86, when there was a lot of poaching in SNP. It seemed as though those elephants were 'hiding' out in the open plains to get away from the poachers who lurked in the woodlands).