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A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of river Yamuna in New Delhi

A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of river Yamuna in New Delhi


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A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of river Yamuna in New Delhi

A mahout bathes his elephant in the polluted water of river Yamuna in New Delhi, India February 6, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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In this print captured by Adnan Abidi, we witness a mesmerizing scene unfolding on the banks of the polluted Yamuna River in New Delhi. A dedicated mahout can be seen meticulously bathing his elephant, despite the murky and contaminated water surrounding them. The image showcases an intimate moment between man and beast as they find solace amidst the chaos of their environment. The gentle giant lies down peacefully, its massive silhouette creating a striking contrast against the rippling water's surface. The reflection of both elephant and mahout adds an ethereal touch to the composition. This photograph serves as a powerful reminder of our interconnectedness with nature and our responsibility to protect it. Amidst all odds, this resilient creature finds respite in these troubling waters, reminding us that even in adversity there is beauty to be found. The juxtaposition of pollution and purity creates a thought-provoking visual narrative that urges viewers to contemplate humanity's impact on our surroundings. It also highlights the unwavering bond between humans and animals, showcasing how compassion transcends boundaries. Adnan Abidi's skillful use of aerial perspective provides us with a unique viewpoint from above, allowing us to appreciate both the grandeur of this magnificent animal and its vulnerability within an increasingly fragile ecosystem. Overall, this evocative image captures not only a stunning moment frozen in time but also invites contemplation about our role as stewards of nature for generations yet to come.

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