Published on 2nd December 2013 by

The Big Game: Bringing man and elephant together in an old colonial tradition.

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Once a year, at Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Nepal, elephant and man come together to play polo. This beautiful short film captures the eccentricity and fierce competitiveness of this old colonial tradition.

“If you’ve got a really good connection with your driver and your elephant than you’re going to do better”, explains one seasoned player. But as the Mongolian team start to dominate, one Brit muses, “I need to sit on a 10ft wall in my garden with a long stick…”

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