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16th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A four image series as an elephant sprays water over itself with its trunk under a bridge in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 16th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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16th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A six image series as an elephant sprays water over itself with its trunk under a bridge in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 16th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th February 2015, Mathura, India. A banned ankle chain used by elephant handlers in India to tether and inflict pain on elephants, on show at the Elephant Care and Conservation Centre, run by Wildlife SOS, Mathura, India on the 12th February 2015. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th February 2015, Mathura, India. A display board of banned tools used by elephant handlers in India: spiked ankle chains used to tether and bullhooks (known as 'ankush') to inflict pain on elephants, at the Elephant Care and Conservation Centre, run by Wildlife SOS, Mathura, India on the 12th February 2015. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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13th Jan 2015, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A view of the elephant handlers camp by the Yamuna River at dusk, New Delhi, India on the 13th Jan 2015 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th September 2014, New Delhi, India. Commuters at a bus stop scramble to board buses as an elephant ridden by a mahout approaches on a busy road in New Delhi, India on the 12th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by a mahout at dusk on a busy road in New Delhi, India on the 12th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by a mahout at dusk on a busy road in New Delhi, India on the 12th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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12th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by a mahout at dusk on a busy road in New Delhi, India on the 12th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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11th September 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by handlers on a busy road in monsoon rain in New Delhi, India on the 11th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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11th September 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by handlers on a busy road in monsoon rain in New Delhi, India on the 11th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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11th September 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Elephant handlers wait-out a monsoon shower inside their lean-to shelter near the ITO bridge in New Delhi, India on the 11th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. A mahout steers his elephant with his feet as they walk through the city near New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant ridden by a mahout squeezes past a gate to a colony in New Rajinder Nagar on its way to a wedding ceremony in New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. Close-up of an elephant decorated for an Indian wedding at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler decorates his elephant for an Indian wedding at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler decorates his elephant for an Indian wedding while a boy swings on a vine behind at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler decorates his elephant for an Indian wedding at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler decorates his elephant for an Indian wedding at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. A dog looks quizzically at an elephant decorated for a wedding as a small boy looks on, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler waits for the call to participate in a wedding having decorated his elephant for the occasion, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. Children stare at an elephant while its handler has breakfast at a restaurant, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler assesses his work of decorating his elephant for an Indian wedding as a street sweeper walks by, at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. While an elephant handler has breakfast at a restaurant children feed the elephant snacks and try to touch her trunk, near New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th September 2014, New Delhi, India. Celebrants dance in the street around an elephant handler and groom atop a prostrate elephant decorated for an Indian wedding at New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India on the 6th September 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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4th September 2014, New Delhi, India. An elephant loaded with fodder pillaged from the city's trees is ridden by a handler across a busy road as a passing cyclist clasps his hand to his chest in veneration, New Delhi, India on the 4th September 2014. Elephants are revered in India due to their enshrinement in many and various religious traditions and beliefs. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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2nd September 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant ridden by handlers and a Hindu devotee carrying a Ganesh idol for immersion, walks towards the river on the 5th day of the Ganesh Chaturthi religious festival. Devotees pay for the elephant to carry the idol into the river as its considered to be auspicious Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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2nd September 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant ridden by a handler descends steps and passes Hindu worshippers on the 5th day of the Ganesh Chaturthi religious festival at the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 2nd September 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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30th August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant fills its trunk with water from a tap in New Delhi, India on the 30th August 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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30th August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant fills its trunk with water from a tap in New Delhi, India on the 30th August 2014. One of the biggest challenges the elephant keepers face is providing enough fresh water for the animals who each need up to 200 litres per day Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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29th August 2014, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi, India. Devotees joyously welcome female elephant Gulabo for Gaja (elephant) pooja at the Sree Vinayaka Mandir (temple) during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. This Hindu festival honours the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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29th August 2014, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi, India. Female elephant Gulabo passes a rupee note placed in her trunk by a devotee to her handler during Gaja (elephant) pooja at the Sree Vinayaka Mandir in New Delhi, India on the 29th August 2014. Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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29th August 2014, Sarojini Nagar, New Delhi, India. Female elephant Gulabo ridden by her handler leads a Sidhi Budhi Vinayaka procession through the streets as a firework goes off, near the Sree Vinayaka Mandir in New Delhi, India on the 29th August 2014 as part of the Ganesh Chaturthi religious festival Ganesh Chaturthi is the Hindu festival celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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28th August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A male elephant stands under a bridge over the Yamuna River tethered by a rope and a shackle lined with spikes. The elephants are shackled for most of every day when they are not working Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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21st August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A bas-relief representation of the Hindu deity Ganesha near a shrine on the banks of the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 21st August 2014. In Hinduism the elephant-headed god Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, is invoked before every new endeavour and is particularly revered by all Hindus. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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13th August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler yawns in the early morning as he keeps watch over an elephant in their camp as a child walks by carrying water Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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9th August 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A male elephant bathes in the Yamuna River near a bridge in New Delhi, India on the 9th August 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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28th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout scrubs a bathing elephant in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 28th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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28th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Mahouts ride an elephant near the Yamuna river at dusk in New Delhi, India on the 28th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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28th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Mahouts stand on bathing elephants in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 28th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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28th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A Mahout rides an elephant in the Yamuna river at dusk with a metro train and the Indraprastha Power Station in the background, New Delhi, India on the 28th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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26th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout interacts with an elephant bathing in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 26th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant with a head scarred from beatings bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout threatens an elephant with a stick to maintain control as it bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014. The mahouts control the animals with verbal cajoling and physical abuse often using the banned iron 'ankush' or bullhook. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant's trunk pokes out of the Yamuna river as it bathes in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout scrubs an elephant as it bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout scrubs an elephant's ear as it bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant ridden by a handler walks back towards the handler's makeshift camp on the Yamuna Bank near the ITO bridge at dusk Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant handler folds his clothes on a small island in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout interacts with an elephant as it bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river. In the summer months the handlers bathe the elephants twice a day. This strengthens the bond between handler and animal. Unfortunately the river is terribly polluted and the elephants cannot drink the water Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Elephant handlers scrub an elephant and chat as it bathes under a bridge in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 25th May 2014. The river is terribly polluted and deemed only fit for industrial cooling, the elephants cannot drink it Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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17th May 2014, New Delhi, India. Male elephant Gangaram (left) and another to right adopt the 'welcome' pose by curling back their trunk at the demand of their handlers to welcome a dignitary at a function in New Delhi, India on the 17th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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16th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout's camp at dusk with the Rajghat coal-fired power station in the background, New Delhi, India on the 16th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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16th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout jumps from one elephant to another under a bridge in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 16th May 2014. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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14th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout bathes an elephant in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 14th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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14th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Handlers load fodder onto the back of an elephant at dusk on an island in the Yamuna River with a Gas Turbine Power Station behind, New Delhi, India on the 14th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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16th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. An elephant sprays water over itself with its trunk under a bridge in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 16th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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9th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout ties up a bundle of grass fodder on an island in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 9th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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9th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A handler cuts elephant fodder on an island in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 9th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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9th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A handler leads female elephant Ganchal by pulling her ear on an island in the Yamuna River. The handlers use verbal cajoling and physical coercion, often brutal using the banned steel 'Ankush' or bull-hook to control the elephants Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout rides the male elephant Gangaram in the Yamuna River while another beats it with a banned metal ankush or bull-hook, New Delhi, India on the 6th May 2014. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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5th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout lying down on male elephant Gangaram at the handler's camp, with an iron bull-hook to hand, as the animal lies on its side exposing the cracked soles of its feet, New Delhi, India on the 5th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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6th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A handler stands on one of three elephants in the Yamuna River and beats it with a bamboo stick, New Delhi, India on the 6th May 2014. Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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5th May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Mahout Sherah lifts a child up for a ride while another sits behind him on an elephant near a bridge over the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 5th May 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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1st May 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. A mahout throws a bundle of grass towards a tethered elephant in the late afternoon while another relaxes on a bench near a bridge over the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 1st May 2014 Elephant owners (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive by giving rides to passers by and hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th April 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Mahouts ride on an elephant loaded with fodder in the Yamuna River with the Indraprastha Power Plant in the background, New Delhi, India on the 25th April 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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25th April 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Mahouts ride on an elephant loaded with fodder in the Yamuna River, New Delhi, India on the 25th April 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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26th March 2014, Yamuna River, New Delhi, India. Three female elephants walk towards the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India on the 26th March 2014 Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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9th November 2011, Sonepur, Bihar, India. The banned 'Ankush' or bullhook is used by mahouts to control elephants in India by inflicting pain Elephant handlers (Mahouts) eke out a living in makeshift camps on the banks of the Yamuna River in New Delhi. They survive on a small retainer paid by the elephant owners and by giving rides to passers by. The owners keep all the money from hiring the animals out for religious festivals, events and weddings, they also are involved in the illegal trade of captive elephants. The living conditions and treatment of elephants kept in cities in North India is extremely harsh, the handlers use the banned 'ankush' or bullhook to control the animals through daily beatings, the animals have no proper shelters are forced to walk on burning hot tarmac and stand for hours with their feet chained together. ? Simon de Trey-White / eyevine
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