Watch as an Apple iPhone makes it through an elephant's digestive system

Watch as an Apple iPhone makes it through an elephant's digestive system
Here's an incredible video that we do not recommend to those with a squeamish constitution. Now out in Thailand, a pair of women decided that they wanted to take some pictures of an elephant using their phones. The elephant, perhaps curious to know what the fuss is all about, used his trunk to suck the device out of the hand of one of the tourists. The ladies approached the guide who looked inside the pachyderm's mouth. Sorry guys, better check the other end.

And now, this is where are story gets good. Nature calls and the animal leaves behind a quantity of dung. The other tourist has a bright idea. She makes a call to see if they can hear the sound of the other phone ringing so they can focus in on where in this pile it might be. Sure enough, the phone rings. Perhaps showing how real life imitates art, the guide decides to copy Laura Dern's scene in Jurassic Park when she sticks her hand in Triceratop poop. Lo and behold, there is the Apple iPhone. Sure it stinks, but it still works.

The general consensus is that this is all faked,and if you look at the girls' action, they do seem to be quite 'silent movie' with the overstated physical movement. And speaking of movement, some feel that the handset passed through the elephant's system too fast. Whether it is real or faked, we don't see Apple using any of this footage in a commercial for the Apple iPhone.

source: Ubergizmo, DVICE via Gizmodo



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42 Comments

37. crysiswarmonger

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

That looks so fake, it was like they were filming from a phone of a phone and camera wildly swinging showing you them feeding the elephant so you know that is coming. They give a fake phone. Cause the phone would have been in roaming inside the elephant and battery did in 3 hours or less.

32. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

So the iPhone is a PIECE OF SHYT Nice article

28. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

so.. does this mean this website is iPhonearena?

33. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Yeppers

42. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Just leave this site if you don't like it.

27. PointMaza

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

this is crap as a iphone

34. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

you mean P.O.S. iphone.

26. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

First that's a HTC One X. Second that was fake as hell.

30. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Hermm, since when does the HTC One X has a physical iPhone like home button? I can't see a physical home button on mine...

25. ibap

Posts: 873; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

No, Apple will use this to deny insurance claims.

24. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

Now we know where iPhones come from, Foxcom production secrets are now reveled. The factory is in an Indian elephant park, then phones are shipped to china for cleaning and packaging

35. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

they came from a elephant a$$?

22. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

Apple will diffidently file a lawsuit against either the woman or the elephant.

21. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

Not an iPhone anymore, It's is**t :)

17. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Do elephants eat glass and aluminium? What's the ph level of elephant's stomach? Looks like all fake story.

16. DOUBLE_BASS

Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 18, 2012

I bet if it was an Android the elephant won't let it out!* *missing usual fanatic comment

14. billybuttpounder

Posts: 105; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Huh, so that's where Mxyzptlk came from.

15. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

lol lol lol lol ..................

18. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Lol, yeah...a l'le hybrid prototype though. He's smaller, more Apple inclined. His mind is like that of the terminator having one mission. Terminate non Apple followers.

12. OpTiMuS_BlAcK

Posts: 418; Member since: May 04, 2012

It's an Apple, duuuh.

11. greenrolaids

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

china... palm face

10. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

It seems as though most of PA's articles come from an elephant's anus as well.

9. Galen20K

Posts: 588; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

well I've always said Apple could market Crap and mainstream consumers would still buy it. 0: )

8. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

iPooo ™ ® ©

19. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Welcome back :)

38. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

cooool back by aweeks holiday by PA, how is you rusticguy?

40. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

all good dodging the forced holidays so far :)

7. tedkord

Posts: 17532; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Somehow, I'm at peace with this story...

6. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Oh my genius iPhonearena's iGenius authors, how come that there was no nonsense article abt apple today. So guys this is their today's apple dose wrapped in elephant's poop.

41. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Just go to Android Central and don't come back.

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