Elephant helping post-flood clean-up in Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Elephants aid flooding clean-up in Thailand's Ayutthaya

An army of volunteers armed with brooms, shovels and hoses have joined forces to clean up the ancient Thai city of Ayutthaya as flood waters recede.

Elephants are being used to help remove damaged trees in the settlement known for its historic Buddhist temples.

Ayutthaya residents have been living with floodwaters since mid-October, as Thailand struggles with its worst flooding in 50 years.

Heather Sharp reports.

  • 10 Nov 2011
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