Nepal holds elephant beauty contest


An elephant beauty contest has been held in Nepal.

A total of 90 of the huge beasts took part in the spectacle at Chitwan National Park, which saw the mammals scored by a panel of five judges and the three high scorers advanced to the final of the competition, ITN News reports.

They were judged on their headdresses, cleanliness, personality and temperaments, and a number of the elephants had their toenails painted in an attempt to gain a better score.

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