Top Shot: Rajan’s Retirement

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A well-known ocean-swimming elephant, Rajan, walks along the beach in the Andaman Islands. After a long working life including swimmnig as a sea taxi and appearing in a few Bollywood movies and famous ads, his pace of life has slowed down. Photograph by Frank Kappa