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Elephants join clean-up effort after Thailand floods

Sukree Sukplang / Reuters

Mahouts ride on elephants to clear dead bushes and twigs from the ruins of a temple following floods in Thailand's ancient capital Ayutthaya on November 10.

Rungroj Yongrit / EPA

Volunteers clean a reclining Buddha statue after floodwaters drained away at Wat Yai Chaimongkol ancient temple in the world heritage historical park in Ayutthaya province on November 10.

Sukree Sukplang / Reuters

A Mahout rides on an elephant to clear a log which was left in the grounds of a temple after floodwaters receded in Ayutthaya on November 10.

See more images of the flooding affecting Thailand on Photoblog and read our latest story on the ongoing effects of the flood.