VIDEO: Elephant Devoured In Seconds; WARNING: Graphic Video - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

VIDEO: Elephant Devoured In Seconds; WARNING: Graphic Video

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - It took seven days for animals to tear an elephant to pieces but in the video it takes just seconds.

The experiment, which is a part of footage captured for a UK Channel 4 documentary called "The Elephant: Life After Death," was put down by a veterinarian after it was mortally wounded by ivory poachers, according to New Scientist. Researchers were trying to determine what and how different animals feed on the carcass.

As can be seen in the video, the elephant is eventually reduced to nothing by a variety of animals, including hyenas, leopards and vultures.

WARNING: The video contains some slightly disturbing images of animals eating the elephant. If you think you can't handle watching an elephant get torn to shreds, we don't recommend watching.

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