Man dies after attempting to take selfie with elephant

Man dies after attempting to take selfie with elephant

It is often said that alcohol makes people do stupid thing. Here is the proof.

Elephant killed man while taking a selfie
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The video below shows that people will do just about anything for that perfect selfie, even if it kills them.

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According to the Daily Mail, 50-year-old Ashok Bharti from India thought it would be a good idea to get up close and personal with an elephant for a selfie, after having one too many. Needless to say, that didn't end well. 

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The elephant was clearly not in the mood for pictures after having lost its way, and having been separated from its herd. Ashok was tragically trampled by the humongous creature and died on his way to hospital.     

Warning: This video is not for sensitive viewers.

What is the craziest thing you have done or seen someone do at a nature reserve?

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