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Durban – An American tourist had to be airlifted to a Johannesburg hospital on Saturday morning after she was critically injured in an attack by a giraffe at a game park in Zambia at the weekend.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said the woman was walking in the bush between two lodges when she came across the animal.

“It’s thought the giraffe used its head to attack the woman,” she said.

Mathe said that the tourist was critically injured and was found lying in a thorn bush.

“On Saturday morning the Netcare911 Jet Air Ambulance airlifted the woman from Zambia to a Johannesburg hospital for urgent treatment,” she said.

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