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This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning

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IT ONLY CAME to attention in 2009, but we can now take a look inside the world’s largest cave thanks to incredible footage captured by photographer Ryan Deboodt.

He’s been exploring Hang Son Doong since December 2013, but two months ago took his work to the next level - using a drone to make this amazing video:

Hang Son Doong from Ryan Deboodt on Vimeo.

The cave is located in the jungle near the Laos-Vietnam border. It was thought to have been first discovered by local man Hồ-Khanh in 1991.

According to Business Insider, the cave is home to entire new species of plants, monkeys, birds and flying foxes. It’s so big, you could fit a 40-storey building in the main chamber.

If you’re thinking of visiting, we have bad news: You have to book months in advance and pay about €3,000 for the privilege.

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