The Elephant Whisperer

Mitali Parekh

What started as a photography assignment to capture a festival of pachyderms soon turned into a passion project for Anand Shinde

Confessions of a government elephant keeper

“In the mating season, a secretion forms on the elephant’s forehead. We have to keep a safe distance.”

Elephant and the Mahout

This man-animal relationship that goes back ages is in danger of being lost forever


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