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The shocking moment an elephant rams a safari truck and shatters its windscreen

The shocking moment an elephant rams a safari truck and shatters its windscreen before roaring at the passengers and stomping off

  • Footage taken yesterday shows an angry elephant ramming into a safari truck 
  • The elephant shatters the windscreen and roars before wandering away 
  • According to local experts in southern India, increased encroachment into the elephants’ natural habitat has made them more aggressive in recent years 

This is the startling moment an elephant smashes a safari truck’s windscreen and roars at the passengers before stomping off.

The footage, taken yesterday, shows the angry elephant retreating from the vehicle after ramming into it at Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park in Karnataka, southern India.

After smashing the front of the truck, the elephant wanders off the track and returns back into the surrounding greenery. 

After smashing the front of the truck and roaring repeatedly at its passengers, the elephant wanders off the track and returns back into the surrounding greenery

After smashing the front of the truck and roaring repeatedly at its passengers, the elephant wanders off the track and returns back into the surrounding greenery

The people present inside the truck stayed exceptionally calm as the attack took place. 

One front seat passenger, who narrowly avoided being covered in shattered glass, even managed a small wave to the camera.

According to local experts, increased encroachment into the elephants’ natural habitat has made them more aggressive in recent years.

No injuries were reported following the elephant attack.

According to local experts, increased encroachment into the elephants' natural habitat has made them more aggressive in recent years

No injuries were reported following the elephant attack

According to local experts, increased encroachment into the elephants’ natural habitat has made them more aggressive in recent years

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