Elephants bathing in water by Abdul Momin (7 images)

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A group of elephants relax and lie down in a murky river as locals bathe alongside them.
The animals, part of a circus, are cleaned twice a week in the shallow waters of the Karatoa stream in Bangladesh.
The images were captured by photographer Abdul Momin, who lives in nearby Bogra.
The 29-year-old said: "Elephant mud baths are important as it protects their skin from being burnt by the harsh sun and from other infections.
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