Wildlife photographer Samuel Cox recently captured stunning images of two baby elephants playfully tussling at Klaserie Private Nature Reserve in South Africa.
The 33-year-old photographer shared his awe-inspiring experience observing the calm elephant herd and witnessing the spirited bout between the two young elephants.
Cox explained that although the images might appear alarming to some, the encounter was a truly serene and uplifting experience.
Having been in many similar situations, he is well-versed in distinguishing between aggression and playful antics among elephants, ensuring that he was never in danger.
The friendly skirmish between the baby elephants lasted about five minutes, and Cox described the outcome as a draw, with no clear victor.
He expressed his admiration for these magnificent creatures, stating that one of the most rewarding experiences while observing wildlife is being in the presence of a peaceful herd of these gentle giants.
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