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How close, is too close? "elephants in chobe"

How close, is too close "elephants in chobe"

Elephants are often called gentle giant's and the chobe region is home to more of these beautiful giants then any other spot on earth, numbering well over 100000
Since these majestic animal's are for the most part seemingly gentle, does this mean that one should drive up to them, try get as close as possible? Common sense says no, yet sadly it seems that when people see these giants out in the wild or in chobe national park, the first thing they want to do is see how close they can get!
Are they adrenaline junkies? Are they trying to get Instagram selfies? What are the doing?
It doesn't really matter what they trying to do, the fact is that these types of people, are not only putting themselves and any one in there vehicle in danger, but also putting the lives of the elephants and the lives of future visitors to chobe in jepody!

So how close is too close?

Well lets use a picture to illustrate the different zones aroun…