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Watch out for that elephant! Photo: canva

WATCH: Motorist gets safari surprise as elephant rampages vehicle

A safari went very wrong recently, when a motorist at Kruger National Park was treated to an unwelcome interaction with an elephant. Watch…

safari elephant

Watch out for that elephant! Photo: canva

A safari went very wrong recently, when a man inside his vehicle at Kruger National Park was treated to an unwelcome interaction with an elephant. Watch…

Safari gone wild

Safaris, while most of the time are incredible, awe-inspiring experiences, can sometimes be jaw-dropping for all the wrong reasons.

This was made evident recently when a motorist at Kruger National Park met with an elephant that wasn’t very pleased to see him and his vehicle there.

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As reported by IOL, the video went viral on TikTok after it showed the elephant smashing into a car’s windscreen at South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

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According to the video’s caption, posted by TikTok user @sahiofficial, “an elephant pressed on a car, shattering the windshield, but the occupants were unharmed, highlighting the elephant’s strength and the car’s durability”.

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“I only watch wildlife from the safety of my sofa”

The incredible video has since received over 1.2 million views, 31 000 likes and over 2 000 comments.

Comments on the video range from sympathetic to hilarious.

User @thato_m___ said: “What do you say to insurance? 😭”.

While @sweery222 added: “Hope you’re okay. I would’ve panicked and reversed which is probably not ideal. 😭”.

@Rochelle Arendse210 joked: “I only watch wildlife from the safety of my sofa 🤣”.


And @Margaret Nyange advised: “you are supposed to be super quiet when you come close to wild elephants…am a Kenyan I know this by experience”.

Check out the video below:

@sahihoffical

An elephant pressed on a car, shattering the windshield, but the occupants were unharmed, highlighting the elephant’s strength and the car’s durability. #fy #fyp #fypシ #elephant #press #car #viral #foryou #sahihoffical

♬ Originalton – Sahih 🫵🏽

According to details on IOL, Kruger National Park spokesperson Isaac Phaahla, commented on the unfortunate event, saying that they had not had a report of the incident, but did advise on the dos and don’ts on watching elephants on safari at the park or any other park.

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Phaahla said that visitors should keep a safe distance, respect the animal’s right of way and to be vigilant around a breeding herd.

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