Even very young elephant will show a strong, almost maternal bond with the babies within their herd. On the banks of the Luangwa river, Zambia. Certain orphaned elephant at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust refuge on the edge of Nairobi NP in Kenya show this devotion to the new arrivals. These caring youngsters are known as mini matriarchs.
Media: Watercolour & Gouache on elephant dung paper
Framed size: 34cm x 29cm