Elephant Attacks VW Polo at Safari Park. Gets Shot Later by Park Rangers [VIDEO]
Jan 16, 2014 14:15
We don't know what ticks animals off to a violent tune, but it's always safer to be cautious when approaching them. Especially if you are driving a car up to it in a South African safari park.
A British schoolteacher and her fiancé were driving through the Kruger National park, when they stumbled across an elephant strolling along the unpaved road. They somehow angered the animal which turned around and in a mere seconds turned the VW Polo they were in, into scrap.
One of the elephant's tusks apparently wounded the male occupant, but it was the elephant which was not so lucky. The reason? It was later tracked down and killed, with park rangers explaining that the male specimen was looking to reproduce and there its testosterone levels were high, hence the violent behavior.
That's pretty sad. It really isn't the elephant's fault. After all, we are kind of occupying their space.
In Canada, the winter time is not exactly a paradise for drivers. They need to contend with ice and snow and the occasional snow storm that creates bad visibility. But this Christmas, you can make driving much more enjoyable by getting yourself that present you’ve always wanted: a new Ford! Read more
It’s the holiday season, so you might be on the verge of a road trip to see family or friends for the season, or perhaps you’re thinking about a road trip for the spring or summer months and you’re thinking ahead. Read more