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Video emerges of elephant crushing cheeky photographer’s camera

Photographer's GoPro runs a foul of an African Elephant's foot.
Photographer’s GoPro runs a foul of an African elephant’s foot. Image by Ludovic Hirlimann / CC BY-SA 2.0

Few creatures have ever been in the shadow of an elephant foot and lived to tell the tale, but photographer Chris Bray can now count himself as one. While in Kenya he decided to try his luck filming an elephant with a camera mounted on a remote control toy car, and the footage was just that – rather full of foot. After shaking his head menacingly, the elephant stormed right up to the toy car and deliberately crushed it with its foot, smashing it into pieces. Read more: independent.co.uk