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.
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