Blog: Elephant Mudbathing

Elephant bull rolling in mud

A video taken by Ranger Rul on the 2nd of December 2015 of an elephant bull grooming himself. The mud cools them down and is good for the skin. Ticks also gets trapped in the layer of mud covering the skin. Scratching on a tree after rolling in mud helps them to get rid of […]

Big 5 lodge | Elephant mudbathing

On the afternoon safari on the 8th of July we found a breeding herd of elephants walking slowly towards Xibejuane dam. I decided to go to the dam and wait there for the herd to arrive so that we could make sure that we were in a perfect position for taking photos. The dam was […]