The Last Floating Elephant

Floating elephants, such as sixty Rajan, were once common phenomenon in the Andaman Islands, south of India, but today this giant elephant weighing five tons – the last of its kind. Elephants are constantly trained mahout. But now, the last decade, this craft is gradually fading, because no one considers it cost-effective, “says the photographer. Locals use the elephants for about the same as we use horses, “says Daniel. “When you need something to build on another island, for example, he forced the elephants to swim from island to island.”

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