National Geographic : 1912 Aug
A COVERED ELEPHANT PIT The pit has been completed only a few weeks, yet is effectively concealed even to the observing eye byanew growth ofvegetation. The pit is a hidden menace to the hunter as well as the elephants. Fortunately they are not usually staked, and afall into one usually results in nothing more serious than a good shake up. With the elephants it is different. Their greatfeet wedge inatthebottom ofthe pit; they become helpless and suffer a lingering death.