An elephant is used to carry stones and repair sea dyke in Negombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
Unissued / Unused material.
Elephant repairs sea dyke in Negombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).
Various shots elephant picking up stones and carrying them down to seashore to build up dyke. CU worker tying chain around heavy stone for elephant to pick up. Various shots of the elephant at work. MS elephant taking sea bath after heavy work, and throwing sea water over itself.
Cataloguer's note: this item could be seen to be cruel / degrading to animals.