The locals told me they do that to attract attention to a neighbourhood or a fare or a shopping area.
Some of the wraps were knitted.
I noticed tree "unwrapping" in Kruger National Park.
The elephants pull off the bark and eat the sap.
|photo by friend Rich Prangley|
|One of the elephants I saw|
(acknowledging us with his fanned-out ears)
on one of the
many game drives I went on.