Itch-scratching elephant terrifies occupants of car

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Vehicle is badly damaged, occupants shaken but unharmed in South African park
    August 06, 2014 by David Strege


    An elephant in Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa used a small car apparently to scratch an itch while terrifying the passengers inside.

    The elephant rubbed against and sat on the roof and hood of the VW Polo, extensively denting the vehicle, smashing out all the windows, blowing out all four tires, and breaking the chassis, according to Armand Grobler’s account in the U.K. Mirror.

    “We were unsure of what to do in the situation when the elephant made contact with the car, and when the car was being crushed, we feared for the lives of the driver and passenger, but our efforts were very limited as to what we could do,” Grobler of Armand Grobler Photography told the Mirror.

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    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    dexternjack World Traveler

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  4. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe looking for some peanuts?

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, to that Behemoth, that little VW probably does look a little bit like a peanut!

    Good call.
  6. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    when ya gotta itch, ya gotta itch it
  7. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Is this a Jurassic Park reenactment?

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