Elephant scratch by Jeff Sink (8 images)

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An elephant scratches its bottom on an old termite mound - before her young calf decides to copy by lying on its side and doing the same.

The African elephant, a 30-year-old female, was able to scratch herself on the tough mound before being interrupted by her young calf.

The huge mammal had to coax her year-old calf off the mound so she could finish her scratching before the pair rejoined the rest of the herd.

Teacher and wildlife photographer Jeff Sink...
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