NGC 602 is a young, bright open cluster of stars located in the SMC, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Radiation & shock waves from the stars have pushed away much of the lighter surrounding gas & dust that compose the nebula known as N90, & this in turn has triggered new star formation in the ridges (or "elephant trunks") of the nebula
Baby orphan elephant and her keeper inside her stall at the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. This orphan was the victim of a poaching incident, her mother was killed for her tusks and the baby left to fend for herself. *~❤•❦•:*´`*:•❦•❤~*
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