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Elephant neck

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39248.639375.AD (Published 19 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:157
  1. T M Gibson, medical director, Corporate Health, The Buckingham Centre, Slough
  1. mike{at}bagpipe.wanadoo.co.uk

    In India, the keeper and controller of an elephant is called a mahout. In Nepal, however, it takes three people to keep an elephant: the mahout finds and prepares the elephant's food, the pachuwa cares for the elephant, while it is the phanit who does the driving of …

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