Elephant Ears
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+ Comments Elephant Ears - 2005-10-05 09:00:00
The African elephant has ears that average at least three times the size of the Asian elephant, measuring up to 6 ft. by 3.75 ft. They are multi-purposed, used for signaling, regulating body temperature, communication, and protection. Like a fingerprint or zebra's stripes, the ear is also a unique way to identify an elephant. This elephant was flapping his ears to cool down, so I waited for just the right moment when they were open to capture the shot.