A mahout ties a rope around an elephant named Ayyappan after it fell on a marshy land on the banks of the Vembanad Lake on the outskirts of southern Indian city of Kochi February 6, 2014. Ayyappan was... more 
A mahout ties a rope around an elephant named Ayyappan after it fell on a marshy land on the banks of the Vembanad Lake on the outskirts of southern Indian city of Kochi February 6, 2014. Ayyappan was brought to the banks of the lake after nearly six hours of rescue operation but died while receiving treatment, according to the police. (REUTERS/Sivaram V) less 
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Thu, Feb 6, 2014 11:00 AM EST