Tusker guards sleeping mahout, then falls asleep: Pictures go viral
Pathanamthitta: The bond between an elephant and its mahout is beyond definitions. Keralites are familiar with the sights of mahouts closely interacting with jumbos. Now a series of pictures showing the attachmet of an elephant with its mahout have gone viral on the social media.
The tusker named Malayalappuzha Rajan is seen guarding his mahout Manikandan while he was asleep on a mat in the open. He acted as a guard for a while and then lied beside the mahout and started sleeping.
The pictures were shared by Gopalassery Aanapremi Sangam, a Facebook group of elephant lovers. Tusker Rajan is standing by the side of Manikandan in the first two pictures. Towards the end, he is seen lying by Manikandan’s side with his head parallel to the mahout and then falling asleep.
The pictures received impressive response within a short time and the post garnered many likes and shares proving Keralites’ love for elephant.