Awesome elephant takes a selfie with a GoPro camera

No selfie stick necessary.


Gabe Bergado


Published May 26, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 6:19 pm CDT

They say elephants never forget. Well, you definitely won’t forget this pic, which is reportedly the first elephant selfie of all time

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According to Buzz60, the “elfie” was snapped after an elephant grabbed Christian LeBlanc’s GoPro that was set to continuously shoot. The giant apparently picked up the GoPro after being fed some bananas, and got the perfect pic by extending its trunk. 

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If you can teach a dog how to take a selfie, you can most definitely teach an elephant. 

H/T USA Today | Photo via christianhaugen/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: May 26, 2015, 12:54 pm CDT