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Rare white elephants treasured in Myanmar

A caretaker bathing a newly-born white elephant and its white mother in Naypyidaw.
A caretaker bathing a newly-born white elephant and its white mother in Naypyidaw.


2012-03-28 - Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Kings and leaders in the predominantly Buddhist nation have traditionally treasured white elephants, whose rare appearances in the country are believed to herald good fortune, including power and political change.



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