Hungry elephant halts truck and picks off potatoes to eat

Elephant stopped a truck loaded with potatoes in Garhbeta forest in West Bengal It then tore off the tarpaulin and scooped dozens of potatoes out with its trunk  Eventually it left into wood after filing its belly with a free meal. No-one was hurt

By Charlie Moore For Mailonline

Published: 15:39 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 15:39 BST, 1 August 2017

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This is the astonishing moment a hungry elephant stopped a truck loaded with potatoes, tore off the tarpaulin with its trunk and stuffed the produce into its mouth. 

The elephant stopped the truck by walking in front of it in Garhbeta forest in West Bengal, eastern India.

 It then tore off the tarpaulin and scooped

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