Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) hauling in the forest, Myanmar. After spending the night in the forest, the elephants are brought to the village to prepare themselves for skidding. In the Taungoo area, elephants are used from November to March for skidding trunks of precious trees. In Mying Whai Wynn, mahouts of the Bamas ethnic group go and find Iron Wood and teak in the jungle near their village.
Jean-François Mutzig / Biosphoto
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Shooting date : 2016-01-11
DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards 2017, Special Prize by Jury