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Chimp Swats Down Drone Filming at Netherlands Zoo

Caught On Camera: Chimp Takes Out Drone 0:30

King Kong's got nothing on her.

A chimp being filmed by a drone for a television show based out of a zoo in the Netherlands decided she wasn't too keen on the invasion of privacy and swatted the drone from the sky, but the finished film was "special" nonetheless, according to the zoo.

When a drone hovered over the chimpanzee exhibit at Burger's Zoo, while filming "Burgers' Zoo Natuurlijk" Friday, "the intelligent primates immediately discovered the spying little plane and right away armed themselves with long sticks against this inquisitive electronic intruder," the zoo's website said.

The drone got a little too close to a female chimp, who happened to be perched on a tree, and she used her branch to knock the drone from the sky, at which point "the group of primates quickly overpowered the 'prey,'" the zoo said.

One of the chimps that took part in disassembling the drone got a hold of the camera and captured a video selfie.

"Despite the completely destroyed drone this still provided some very special images," the zoo said.

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