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US YouTuber Logan Paul had a rough encounter with some baboons in Cape Town! Images via Twitter @LoganPaul

‘What do I do?!’: Logan Paul bullied by baboons in Cape Town [watch]

Only in SA: YouTuber Logan Paul have squared up to the likes of Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring, but was no match for these baboons!

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US YouTuber Logan Paul had a rough encounter with some baboons in Cape Town! Images via Twitter @LoganPaul

American YouTuber and social media star Logan Paul was in South Africa recently filming some content for his YouTube page when he was attacked by a group of baboons. The baboons went straight for Paul’s camera but ended up grabbing his energy drink instead!

The hilarious video shows Paul jumping and screaming while he is chased by one of the baboons while another one is seen raiding his bag.


At some point in our lives, we’ve all been harassed by baboons and popular YouTuber Logan Paul was no exception. The 26-year-old was in Cape Town filming content for his YouTube channel when the baboons caught him off guard, eyeing his backpack.

In the video, Logan Paul screams: “Not the camera! What do I do!?”

One of the baboons ran off with Paul’s energy drink after the “altercation”… 

Another baboon jumped on a car roof, lunging towards Paul, but he managed to get away just in time!


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Logan Paul reposted the video on Twitter and raked in more than 2.7 million views.

YouTuber Sibu Mpanza replied to the video writing: “This is definitely SA. You can spot our baboons a mile away.” 

“Clearly doesn’t know how dangerous our baboons are and he still messes with them,” wrote another tweep. 

“South Africa is always so obvious, regardless of the angle or event.” 


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Logan Paul teamed up with another YouTuber, KSI on the Prime energy drink. The two content creators launched the drink on Tuesday 4 January mentioning that they had worked “countless hours” to formulate the product. 

“We’re humbled by the process of creating a real brand and look forward to competing with some of the biggest beverage companies in the world.”

The energy drink is only available in the United States with plans to expand all over the world.