Bird gets hoovered up by elephant by Charl Maher (6 images)

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Getting sucked up. A dove has it's feathers "vacuumed" by an elephant bull's trunk. Wildlife photographer, Charl Maher, 58, from George, Western Cape, South Africa witnessed the moment at the Marion Baree waterhole in the Addo National park South Africa.

He said, "Birds to usually drink in the same area as other animals without issue, but in a moment this happened. In one moment the elephant was still drinking and the next moment it went for the bird."
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