Photo of the Day 14 August 2008

Elephant's Trunk, Zakouma National Park, Chad, 2007
Photograph by Michael Nichols
A unique camera angle captures an elephant's trunk approaching a waterhole in Zakouma National Park, Chad. African elephants hydrate by sucking liquid into their trunk, then pouring it into their mouth. Adults will drink up to 50 gallons (190 liters) of water per day.