16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mahoot and Child

This is a Mahoot (elephant keeper) and his infant elephant. They were in a handshake trunk to hand. He was feeding him bananas, but this elephant was picky, he only ate them if the Mahoot peeled them first.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Kelsey Moore