India's Historic Pit System of Elephant Capture 
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Branches are again added to the pit to create a walkway out and with the assistance of a khoonkie elephant pulling, the captured elephant is led out of the pit.

Images used with permission of and copyright 2003 by Dr. Jacob V. Cheeran
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