Wild dog and Elephants

Wild dogs and Elephant

African wild dogs and an elephant bull interacting. A recent post on exactly the same topic Chitabe wild dogs and elephant was written by my daughter and the image taken by my wife. I just wasn't there unfortunately. I did get a good ribbing about not getting the image. It's something that happens with dogs fairly often but is not often captured on camera. Imagine my surprise when a couple of days later a similar event unfolds right before my eyes- without all the golden dust and drama of the other image, but the elephant totally focussed on the dogs, just missed me at the last moment. Due to the previous interaction I did have the scenario running through the back of my mind and was trying to antiscipate what would happen if the dogs did decide to play with the bull. While still trying to get into position the elephant took the iniative and chased after the dogs.

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