ELEPHANTINE TASK: Elephant polo players from Irelephants (Red) and Himalyan Tiger Foundation (Blue) vie for the ball during the 35th International Elephant Polo Competition at Kawasuti Gondhat, Chitwan District, some 235 kms from Kathmandu on Thursday.  Teams from across the world come every winter to the jungles of southern Nepal to compete in the marquee tournament, one of the elite sport’s most prestigious events. — AFP