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Reader photo of the day: Warthog faces off against elephant herd

December 3, 2009 |  7:58 pm

Elephants vs. warthog

Color us fascinated by submitter Jeff Warner's photo, taken on a trip to South Africa's Kruger National Park.  According to Jeff, this plucky warthog, despite having no warthog backup, decided to challenge a herd of elephants in order to assert his rights to a water hole.

We were pulling for the little guy (who doesn't love an underdog?), but according to Jeff, things didn't quite go his way.  "The elephant kicked sand in the warthog's face," Jeff explains. The indignity!

To share your photos with us, just head to the Pets & Animals category of Your Scene, The Times' photo-sharing site. Select the appropriate album, click the "submit" link at the top of the page, choose your photo (.jpg format) and include a caption that tells us a bit about the animal or animals you've photographed. 

-- Lindsay Barnett

Photo: Jeff Warner / Your Scene

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