Red carpet treatment for white elephant in Myanmar as animal is feted in capital with flowers and jewels.
A white elephant has been found in Rakhine state in Myanmar. An extremely rare occurrence, the animal was transported to the capital city, Rangoon, where it was feted with a carpet of red flowers, bathed in water containing gold, silver and 9 types of precious stones and greeted by the population as a symbol of good luck.
Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY PRAVDA.Ru
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