All Aboard

Climbing Aboard the Elephant

Climbing Aboard the Elephant

The technique for getting on the elephant is to grab it’s ears tightly then allow the trunk to hoist the person up to it’s head where a short crawl is required to move toward the neck area. The mahouts, elephant handlers, did this with an ease that belies the difficulty in the mount. Both Josh and Sammy needed assistance in climbing aboard the living tank.

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