Even the Elephants Think It's Hot

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Jennifer Barnaby

This photo was taken during the Dasara Festival in Mysore, India. It was extremely crowded and hot that day, and as we came to the end of the parade I sympathized with this beautifully decorated elephant covered in robes and carrying (what looked like) a heavy wooden howda on his back. I believe he felt the same way, as he took a long drink and then decided to spray himself down for a little relief.

Location: Mysore, India


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