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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 04 June 2010 - 03:07 PM


A dead elephant has been turned into fuel in the former Yugoslavia.

The giant animal, named Sony was donated to the country 40 years ago by Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a symbol of peace - but has now been turned into biodiesel following its death at the age of 42.

Up until his death, Sony lived at the Brijuni National Park in Croatia, where his tusks - valued at $293,600 - will now go on display.

A spokesperson for the park said: "We wanted to make sure we treated the remains with respect.

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