The highway hogs you don’t want to mess with

Balarama, Vijaya, Arjuna, Gajendra, Sarala and Abhimanyu arrive at Veeranahosahalli near Hunsur on Monday, as they begin their long trudge by foot (and on wheels) to take part in the Dasara festivities in Mysore.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News

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