AN ELEPHANT has gone on a rampage throwing vehicles like toys during the Thalappoli Festival in India.
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Spectators watched with horror as he picked up cars, motorbikes and rickshaws and tossed them across the road.
The regional Thalappoli Festival occurs annually across four days during the month of Makaram (January-February) and usually features a parade of ornately decorated elephants.
Women also carry plates filled with rice, flowers and lighted lamps to symbolise prosperity.
The Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple is one of the most ancient shrines in India.
Thalappoli Festival is celebrated over four days during the month of Makaram
She represents the successful and fortunate form of death goddess Kali who is believed to protect the good.
Bhadrakali is a popular form of Devi worshipped in Kerala.