Photo of the day: The Great Elephant

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Nantes – What was once a shipping yard in the industrial city of North West France has been transformed into a portal for fantasy.  

The Great Elephant, a 12-metre high vessel of artistic machinery, serves as tour guide to travellers passing through the streets of the Nefs.  

Les Machines de L'île ( The machines of the Isle) theme park, a park designated to showcasing robotic animals, compares the experience of sightseeing on board the Great Elephant, to being on the 4th floor of a moving house, with a breathtaking view. 

Today's photo of the day by Instagram user, Clemence_nelly, captures a side-view of the massive machinery. It’s able to carry 50 passengers and bears visibility for tourists to see the gears that power its legs. 

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