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Jul 1, 2016

This elephant has to put her best foot forward

This elephant has to put her best foot forward

Mosha the elephant was injured by a landmine and lost one of her legs due to that horrible incident.
Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation stepped up and made her a prosthetic leg.

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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A figurine of Mosha, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, is seen at the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Engineer Boonyu Thippaya adjusts a prosthetic leg for an elephant, that was injured by a landmine, at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, wears her prosthetic leg at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Engineer Boonyu Thippaya (L) and a member of his team adjust a prosthetic leg for an elephant, that was injured by a landmine, at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, is prepared to have her prosthetic leg attached at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Prosthetic legs for elephants that were injured by a landmine, are seen on a table at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Engineer Boonyu Thippaya (L) and a member of his team adjust a prosthetic leg for an elephant, that was injured by a landmine, at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Engineer Boonyu Thippaya (C) and a member of his team adjust a prosthetic leg for an elephant, that was injured by a landmine, at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, has her prosthetic leg attached at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Mosha, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, has her prosthetic leg attached at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, is seen at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, wears her prosthetic leg at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Mosha, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, has her prosthetic leg attached at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Doctor Therdchai Jivacate (L) stands in front of Mosha, the elephant that was injured by a landmine, at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

This elephant has to put her best foot forward
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Motola (R), and Mosha, the elephants that were injured by landmines, stand at the Friends of the Asian Elephant Foundation in Lampang, Thailand, June 29, 2016. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA/REUTERS

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