Cruising the Chobe River

 

Zambezi Queen on Chobe River - photo by Rob McFarland

Zambezi Queen on Chobe River – photo by Rob McFarland

Escape travel section, Australia – June 17, 2012

Twenty minutes after seeing two hippos mating – an enthusiastic spectacle accompanied by a fanfare of grunts and snorts – we stumble across a pair of elephants at it as well.

It’s hard to imagine two more cumbersome-looking creatures getting frisky but, rather than it being the awkward, gee that has to hurt, display I was expecting, it’s all rather graceful and discreet.

The reason? It happens underwater.

Read the rest of this story here.

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