Bluffing Bull – African Elephant
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24” x 30”, acrylic, 1979
I have been charged quite often by lone bull elephants who were only bluffing. Although I never stood my ground to test them, I felt that their efforts were half-hearted bravado. Even as I departed, I have seen them stop in a swirl of dust, tossing their heads and swinging their trunks to put me in my place.