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How to World Cup, as told by baby elephants.

Wildlife photographer Paul Souders managed to write off a handful of expensive cameras while taking these close-ups of bull African elephants drinking at a water hole in the Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana. In order to get the shots he used a remote controlled device mounted to the camera body.  Picture: Paul Souders / Barcroft Media

Wildlife photographer Paul Souders managed to write off a handful of expensive cameras while taking these close-ups of bull African elephants drinking at a water hole in the Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana. In order to get the shots he used a remote controlled device mounted to the camera body.  Picture: Paul Souders / Barcroft Media

An elephant showers a leopard with water to protect the herd. The leopard had been stalking the herd of around 15 elephants when one decided to frighten it off. The picture was taken by Mark Muller in Etosha National Park of Namibia at the Kalkeuwel waterhole.  Picture: MARK VINCENT MULLER / CATERS NEWS

An elephant showers a leopard with water to protect the herd. The leopard had been stalking the herd of around 15 elephants when one decided to frighten it off. The picture was taken by Mark Muller in Etosha National Park of Namibia at the Kalkeuwel waterhole.  Picture: MARK VINCENT MULLER / CATERS NEWS

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Photo by Brandon Jones

An elephant picks himself up, dusts himself off and showers himself in dust again. The huge African elephant was spotted enjoying a dust shower by wildlife photographer Theo Allofs at a dried-up part of the Hoanib River in Kunene, Namibia.  Picture: Theo Allofs/Minden Pictures/Solent News & Photo Agency

An elephant picks himself up, dusts himself off and showers himself in dust again. The huge African elephant was spotted enjoying a dust shower by wildlife photographer Theo Allofs at a dried-up part of the Hoanib River in Kunene, Namibia.  Picture: Theo Allofs/Minden Pictures/Solent News & Photo Agency

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Five-day-old female baby Sumatran elephant, Kartini stands between the legs of her 40 year old mother Nina at the animal hospital of Taman Safari zoo in Cisarua, West Java.  Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Five-day-old female baby Sumatran elephant, Kartini stands between the legs of her 40 year old mother Nina at the animal hospital of Taman Safari zoo in Cisarua, West Java.  Picture: AFP/Getty Images

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Largest Member of the Big Five (by mikel.hendriks)

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Largest Member of the Big Five (by mikel.hendriks)

An orphaned baby elephant walks through mud as tourists take pictures at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery within Nairobi National Park, near Kenya’s capital Nairobi.  Picture: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

An orphaned baby elephant walks through mud as tourists take pictures at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery within Nairobi National Park, near Kenya’s capital Nairobi.  Picture: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi