Monarch of Mwaluganje (Kenya) - bull elephant by African wildlife artist Guy Combes

Monarch of Mwaluganje (Kenya) - bull elephant by African wildlife artist Guy Combes

Monarch of Mwaluganje elephant refuge - bull elephant by African wildlife artist Guy Combes.
 
“Mwaluganje was set up primarily as an elephant sanctuary to help with the devastating poaching in and around Tsavo National Park,” says artist Guy Combes. “It has been so successful that now the sanctuary has an overpopulation problem. This river is a popular refreshment stop for substantial family groups, but this large bull came down one morning and stepped out into the sunlight, complimented perfectly by the outline of the Shimba Hills behind. At the moment I am drawn more to images of Africa that don’t necessarily conform to people’s preconceived ideas of it. Most people visit when it’s dry, but my favorite time is during and after the rains, when the greens are more vivid, the animals have more food and seem much happier as a result.”
 
Canvas released October 2008.
giclee canvas, 50 s/n
In stock
Dimensions: 17" x 37"
(not stretched)
Issue Price: $595.00

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