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In addition to the elephants Mahout (or driver), a number of people could sit in a howdah. They were u The royal howdahs were ornate and covered with gold or silver embossed sheets. The relationship between the mahout and the elephant was always of great important. The formed very close and enduring relationships. The mahout would sit with his legs either side of the elephants neck and direct the animal with his feet. He had a hafted hook and spike called an Ankush.

Address: Elephant Gallery, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

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  • Written May 13, 2006
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