National Geographic : 1952 Mar
© National Geographic Society 340 Kodachrome by W. Robert Moore Africa's "Untamable" Elephants Parade Like Gentled Mustangs. They Love Their Afternoon Splash inthe River Here at Gangala na Bodio the big-eared Congo elephant learns to work like its Indian cousin. Taken young, each is bound toan older elephant, which, irritated byits squirmings, punishes the little one for each tug toward freedom. Only one in this crew requires fetters. Natives didnot ride elephants until Europeans taught them.