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Tourist and Elephant clash

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Re: Tourist and Elephant clash

Unread post by moose1 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:32 pm

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Re: Tourist and Elephant clash

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:35 pm

Nothing further to what the official report states FG.

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Re: Tourist and Elephant clash

Unread post by Dupacc » Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:31 am

Elephant Attack on 2 Chinese Visitors in Kruger National Park, Television Discussion.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DI2lFd7s4k
by - http://www.krugerparkbookings.com/
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Re: Tourist and Elephant clash

Unread post by Grasha » Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:36 pm

I drove past the spot yesterday where this happened. There is still glass off the side of the road and the area is pretty trampled by other cars, ambulances etc. It is a straight stretch of road with very little vegetation for an Ellie to hide in. There are NO tyre skid marks. I think that speculation about speeding may be a little premature. I think that a lack of understanding by the occupants of the dangers wildlife can present might go a way to understanding the incident.

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Re: Tourist and Elephant clash

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:56 pm

Grasha wrote:
Bush Baptist wrote:Is it possible to get there at permitted speed from camp in half an hour Grasha?

Apologies - If it was 6.30am I did not know that. I do know it is about 30kms from Punda.


Thanks :thumbs_up: One wonders how accurate the 6h30 was as well.
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