Generally elephants are intelligent animals. They don’t attack human beings often unless they are provoked.
Recently, an elephant was found charging furiously towards a jeep in a safari park.
The video has been shared on Twitter by Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Saket Badola. The clip has gone viral and garnered over 125k views so far.
“Credits to the driver for his skills and keeping his cool. Not an easy situation to be in. However, authorities should investigate the reason behind the elephant’s irritation,” Saket captioned it.
In the clip, an elephant could be found chasing a jeep full of tourists driving through a road in the safari park. The driver of the jeep had to reverse the vehicle quickly as the elephant charged towards it angrily.
Credits to the driver for his skills and keeping his cool. Not an easy situation to be in.— SAKET (@Saket_Badola) September 9, 2022
However, authorities should investigate the reason behind the elephant’s irritation. pic.twitter.com/KSR4XF6nlZ
The tourists were going through the jumbo’s territory and it supposedly felt threatened by their presence.
After the vehicle backed up to a safe distance, the pachyderm could be heard angrily trumpeting and then going back towards the forest. The jeep then stopped and the tourists were found to be really frightened.
Twitter users were concerned for the tourists’ lives and wondered what made the elephant behave in such an aggressive way.