Tembo is a Swahili name meaning Elephant.
We set out with #mckaylive and #thompsonsafaris to look for wildlife unaware of what awaited us but excited for the adventure nonetheless.
Serengeti is derived from the Maasai language, Maa; specifically, "Serengit" meaning "Endless Plains.
My number one goal was to see elephants on this African Safari. However, knowing the sadness that surrounds Elephants and poaching of their tusks I was unsure if we would even see any at all in such a vast landscape.
We were not disappointed!
Elephants commonly show grief, humor, compassion, cooperation, self-awareness, tool use, playfulness, and excellent learning abilities.
"Be Ivory Free"
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This story is dedicated to my loving wife and mother to my two beautiful girls who absolutely loves the spirit and caring nature of elephants... ❤️