A mahout rides on his elephant as it grazes on the Chitwan National Park ahead of the Elephant festival at Sauraha in Chitwan, south of Kathmandu, December 27, 2014. Elephants and mahouts from Chitwan... more 
A mahout rides on his elephant as it grazes on the Chitwan National Park ahead of the Elephant festival at Sauraha in Chitwan, south of Kathmandu, December 27, 2014. Elephants and mahouts from Chitwan will participate in the Elephant festival, which involves elephant races, elephants playing an exhibition soccer match and taking part in various other sporting activities. The event will start from 26th December and will end on 30th December 2014. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS SPORT ENVIRONMENT) less 
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Reuters | Photo By NAVESH CHITRAKAR / REUTERS
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 4:39 AM EST