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Floods force elephants to move in Thailand

2010-10-19 08:19:41 GMT2010-10-19 16:19:41 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

An elephant wades through a flooded road near the Lopburi River, towards the Royal Elephant Kraal elephant sanctuary in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok October 19, 2010. Days of continuous downpours across central and northeastern Thailand have led to the worst flood in recent years, according to local media. [Photo/Agencies]

Mahouts ride elephants along a flooded road near the Lopburi River towards the Royal Elephant Kraal elephant sanctuary in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok October 19, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

Mahouts ride elephants along a flooded road near the Lopburi River towards the Royal Elephant Kraal elephant sanctuary in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok October 19, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

A dog stands next to elephants along a flooded road near the Lopburi River in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, October 19, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

The shadow of a mahout and his elephant is cast on flood water as they ride towards the Royal Elephant Kraal elephant sanctuary in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok October 19, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]

An elephant wades through a flooded road near the Lopburi River, towards the Royal Elephant Kraal elephant sanctuary in Ayutthaya, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok October 19, 2010. Days of continuous downpours across central and northeastern Thailand have led to the worst flood in recent years, according to local media.

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