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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Elephant damage to sisal

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Elephant damage to sisal plantation. Apparently they wrap their trunk around the central leaves and pull the whole top out, eat the soft parts and chew and discard the harder portion. They have caused immense damage in this region where they are abundant. All game is abundant here - and you have to carry a rifle to take photos! [Shantz travel journal, Apr. 16, 1920]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19200416_38225_m
Created: 
1920-04-16
City: 
Moshi
City Then: 
Moshi
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Tanzania
Country Then: 
Tanganyika
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No