Elephant steals bag of rice from outside man's home

By Ben Hooper
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Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A wild elephant was caught on camera sneaking into a Chinese village to steal a bag of rice from outside a resident's home.

The video begins with footage of the Asian elephant making off with a bad of rice being stored outside Yang Xuechang's home in a village near Pu'er City, Yunnan Province.


The video also includes footage recorded the next day, when the elephant again appeared outside Yang's home, but found the man had hidden the rice out of the animal's reach.

The elephant flees the village as witnesses shout at it.

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