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You have not seen these elephant pictures before

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#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before Indian Elephant. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

We have always been in awe of the elephant. Our photographer Unni Kottakkal shares these amazing pictures from his collection. 

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before No marks for guessing, yes, this is the elephant's ear. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

Elephant freckles : An Indian elephant shows a pigmentation on its nose and ears. It is more pronounced in the case of captive elephants because they are scrubbed clean often rather than the wild elephants. 

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before A different angle. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

You have to be careful, very careful of the elephant's nose, especially if the elephant is a small naughty one!

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before The elephant's trunk. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

They can extend it and grab things around them 

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before

During the Karkidakam season, elephants are fed rice and medicinal herbs for their wellbeing. 

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before From the Anayuttu festival. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

And they are also given green coconut fronds.

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before Peace before the next festival season begins. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

Karkidakam is normally the time when they are rested.

#WorldElephantDay: You have not seen these pictures before A captive elephant. Photo: Unni Kottakkal

The small gap before Onam and the rest of the festivals start off again

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