16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Elephant and Mahout
The Mahout had just finished bathing his elephant. He has been the mahout for this elephant for 23 years. His family has a long tradition of elephant training and his son is the mahout for this elephant's child.
|Photo Location:||Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province, Thailand, Thailand|
|Copyright:||© Kathy Mannikko|