19 february 2019
Each picture has its own story. When I showed this picture to Anne-Xin she said oh what cute hugging elephants. To elephants showing affection to each other like humans. Years ago I took this picture in Amboseli, Kenya. Two elephants playing and testing each other’s strength. This is especially important when they get older and want to start their own family. Now 8 years later my eyes paid attention to the ivory tusks and I was curios if they would be still alive today. Few people will know but every 15 minutes an elephant is poached. That’s about 100 each day and 30.000 a year. Killed for their ivory worth 850 dollar each kilogram.