Car Attacked By An Elephant At Kruger National Park

As reported by News Australia on Thuesday (16/4/2013), a car had been attacked by an elephant at Kruger National Park South Africa. A Chinese tourist who became the rider was injured, there are two tourists who were in the car. Based on the explanation of the national park, elephant attacked the car around 6:30 pm local time.

The medical team transporting the injured motorists by helicopter. The tourist was then taken to hospital for further treatment. Kruger National Park spokesperson William Masaba, said it is not clear why the elephant was so aggressive. Masaba was called on tourists in the Kruger National Park to be alert and stay away when they saw the elephant close streets.

Doc: Kruger National Park / News Australia

Doc: Kruger National Park / News Australia

Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It covers an area of 19,633 square kilometres (7,580 sq mi) in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa, and extends 360 kilometres (220 mi) from north to south and 65 kilometres (40 mi) from east to west. Areas of the park were first protected by the government of the South African Republic in 1898, and it became South Africa’s first national park in 1926.

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