WATCH: Elephant sniffs people on open safari vehicle

2014-06-06 10:34

Terrifying or cute? Elephant sniffs people on open safari vehicle

2014-06-04 16:50

Exhilarating, terrifying and cute all at once. Take a look. WATCH

Cape Town - Over the past few months we've had a lot of reports involving elephant charges in the Kruger National Park.

We'd started wondering if the animals have finally had enough of our shenanigans and were on a rampage to take revenge.

Well, a few guests on a game drive in the greater Kruger National Park had a refreshingly different close call with an elephant and sent a video of their encounter to Kruger Sightings.

Watch the video here

In the YouTube clip, the large elephant steadily approaches the open safari vehicle and you can hear a rustle of panic from the passengers as he gets closer. 

However, instead of venting his anger, he curiously lifts his trunk and starts sniffing around. 

We don't know about you, but think we'd probably faint if this happened... although we're not sure if it would be from cute or just plain panic. 

Also check out 'Elephant rolls car - shock footage' and 'Video shows Kruger official firing shots to scare elephant.'

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