African Bush Elephant in Mikumi National Park, Tanzania. Taken by Oliver Wright, via Wikipedia.
Nambia, like much of south-western Africa, is a hot and dry place for most of the year, that’s why animals that live there have learned to take advantage of the rainy season that occurs each year from January to March. Elephants are one such animal—they drink and splash around in temporarily engorged streams and other watering holes. Elephants are also migratory animals, with herds nearly constantly on the move in the search for food and water. In this new effort the team of researchers was looking to better understand why elephant herds have such strange migration patterns during the rainy season.
Read more at: Phys.org