Image of Asia: Contesting an elephant polo match in Thailand

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Posted: Mar 10, 2016 8:13 AM
Image of Asia: Contesting an elephant polo match in Thailand

In this photo by Mark Baker, polo players on mahout-guided elephants contest for the ball during a charity match in Bangkok, Thailand. The annual King's Cup Elephant Polo event raises funds for projects that better the lives of Thailand's wild and domesticated elephants and is being held on the banks of the Chao Phraya River until March 13.