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This video of elephants listening to live violin music might be just what you need today

Image source: Facebook

It's just a simple clip showing two violinists, reportedly from Belgium's Royal Chamber Orchestra, playing some classical music for a family of elephants.

Image source: Facebook

Pairi Daizazoo, a zoo in Belgium, uploaded the video to its Facebook page. It has racked up over 200,000 views on at least one social media site.

The private concert happened last Friday, as the zoo was about to close. The classical music site, ClassicFM.com said the zookeepers were interested in seeing the elephants' reaction to the music. That reaction? They appeared to sway in time with the music.

Proving musical tastes among wild animals can be as different as it is among humans, Buzzfeed reports a zoo spokesperson told them, “The lions didn’t appreciate it, and one monkey climbed on the instruments to stop the musician playing.”

Présents dans notre Jardin pour préparer les futures Nuits magiques (du 18 au 20 juin à Pairi Daiza), les violonistes de...

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Pairi Daiza on Saturday, June 13, 2015

Proving musical tastes among wild animals can be as different as it is among humans, Buzzfeed reports a zoo spokesperson told them, “The lions didn’t appreciate it, and one monkey climbed on the instruments to stop the musician playing.”

This weekend, the Pairi Daizaoo will be featuring different styles of music, played live for the animals and visitors.

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