Wednesday, July 15, 2009

White Elephant

In Burma , white elephants have been revered symbols of power and good fortune. The announcement by the ruling military regime of the finding of white elephants in 2001and 2002 was seen by opponents as being aimed at bolstering support for their regime. A total of four white elephants are currently (2006) to be seen in a pavilion on the outskirts of Yangon.


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