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Elephant and his mahout


Elephant and his mahout
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Copyright: gloria williams (touristdidi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 821 W: 0 N: 1324] (6497)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-03-18
Categories: Daily Life, Transportation, Event
Camera: Olympus 5050
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-12-01 15:09
Viewed: 2196
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
For life they are joined, the mahout, and his elephant. An elephant usually suffers greatly if his mahout dies. In Kerala, it appears most elephants travel with two men. At festival parades, during the mating season, it is not uncommon for an elephant to go crazy. They have been known to kill the mahout, if he has mistreated one of them for many years. Trust is all that keeps an elephant and his handler together. The elephant's strength is mighty.


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Hi !
Picture with greate details. Nice shot.

Thanks for sharing.

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