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Last Updated: Thursday August 05 2010 18:31 GMT

Elephant paints with its trunk

Elephants use their trunks to do lots of useful things, but you probably haven't seen them being used to paint!

Well, these two celebrity elephants in Japan showed off their artistic side during an annual beach festival.

Their creations were used to raise money to buy things for the zoo where they live.

They painted on T-shirts which were sold off to adoring fans - the best one fetched about £65!