This is a video of something that never stops amusing me - apes & monkeys doing crazy things.
It's from a Dutch zoo, where a surveillance drone was filming while flying over the chimpanzee enclosure.
As the remote-controlled drone glides over taking video footage, one of the chimps up in a tree smacks it with a branch. It's enough to knock the drone out of the sky. Some chimps then proceed to pick up the flying robot & look into the camera of this strange object.
It almost seems as if there's a deep, metaphorical meaning to this seemingly simple action...
Perhaps it can be seen as a symbolic of the struggle in modern culture- between primitivism & advanced technology.
Maybe it's a reminder at how ineffective our technology can be, in the face of the overwhelming power of nature.
Perhaps it's a "cosmic giggle," related to Terence McKenna's theories about the evolutionary transition from apes to technology-using humans. It's also relevant to his idea of the archaic revival, or the reversion to ancient tribal values & more 'primitive' modes of existence...
Mostly, I think it's just chimps being funny.