Videos show terrifying moment bull elephant lifts safari truck

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The safari guide who warded off the elephant was praised by wildlife experts.

A large bull elephant appears to attack a safari truck at Pilanesberg National Park, March 18, 2024, in South Africa."The Field Guides Association of SA points out the video offers little context as to the events that lead up to the incident"Frightened tourists can be seen ducking between seats during a tense standoff between a bull elephant and a safari truck in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa.

Hendry Blom, a bystander who caught the incident on camera, told ABC News: "We were definitely scared, especially for the people in the truck because we thought they might die." Mogodiri said some of the tourists "came too close to the elephant to take pictures and he started getting aggressive." "Anyone that’s worked with elephants will tell you when a bull like that charges, you don’t turn and run, you need to make as much noise and stand your ground," said Ron Magill, communications director at Zoo Miami.

Source: Entertainment Trends (entertainmenttrends.net)

 

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