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In Khao Yai elephants attack cars

Elephants in Khao Yai National Park meet motorists and pedestrians every day to visit the park, sometimes cohabitation becomes difficult.

The Khao Yai Nature Park has 250 wild pachyderms that live in an area of 2,168 square meters.

See also: Visit Khao Yai National Park in Thailand, the complete guide

After several accidents, a video was made to allow visitors to react properly in case of a problem with the pachyderms.

They give simple advice such as not looking the elephant in the eye, not making noise, limiting speed, to avoid irritating these giant mammals.

In one of the most impressive sequences in the video, an elephant can be seen shaking a car with its tusks, then climbing the vehicle and sliding on the hood by tearing off the bumper.

Video: when elephants attack cars

Khao Yai is Thailand’s most visited national park. It is only a 3-hour drive from Bangkok and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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Official website: Khao Yai National Park

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