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The Matriarch

Living in Sub-Saharan Africa, this alpha female African Elephant takes full responsibility for the care of her family of females and young.  Elephants can live for seventy years, and the saying “an elephant never forgets” is true, as the matriarch relies on years of accumulated wisdom to ensure the safety of her loved ones. Elephants can communicate over several miles using very low frequency infrasonic sound. Massive and strong, intelligent and self-sacrificing, mourning their dead with stories of elephant graveyards, they seem like superior beings with an almost mythical aura of mystery.  

Wildlife oil painting on linen
TypeOil painting on linenSize60 x 90 cm (23.5 x 35.5 in)Share
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