15 Mar. 2016
Colombo, Sri Lanka
A covered dead body of elephant Hemantha is seen during a religious ceremony at a Buddhist temple in Colombo March 15, 2016. Elephant Hemantha, which died from injuries to its feet, was under medical treatment for the last six months. The elephant used to march at street parades during festivals held by the temple. Elephant Hemantha died at age 23. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte SEARCH "FUNERAL ELEPHANT" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.