It is thought that when an Elephant dawdles with an elephant skull (or portion thereof), it does so knowing that the object once belonged to an elephant. Elephants are thought to be fascinated by their specie's remains. [Chobe NP, Botswana].
Elephant with baby between female's Legs: The mother & its aunts take the youngster (2 mos.) into the water to teach it how to drink with his trunk, to play, mud-bathe, and get used to being in the water. [BIg Tom's, Hwange NP, Zimbabwe].
A matriarch, and another female behind her, dusting themselves after bathing.The youngster beneath her abdomen seems not to be enjoying the event. Elephants can suck up a large amount of dust in their trunk, enabling them to blow out a dense cloud. Note the billow coming out of the front one's trunk. They do this to help relieve themselves of insects that like to crawl into the cracks in their skin. [Chobe NP, Botswana].