A baby elephant recently had a very close escape from a hungry crocodile.
Zimbabwean farmer Francois Borman, who photographed the incident in October, said the thirsty calf had run up to the water for a drink as the rest of his herd trailed behind him.
"He ran straight in and flopped down into the shallow, muddy water, rolling and splashing about," Borman said. "It didn't have a worry in the world."
Because the calf was so young, he didn't know how to use his trunk yet and thrust his whole face in the water to drink with his mouth - making him the perfect target for a waiting crocodile.
The calf ran up to the water, clumsily trying to drink ...
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