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80-year-old woman killed by elephant during car safari in Zambia, highlighting the dangers of wildlife encounters on safaris.

BySamantha Jones

Apr 3, 2024
American tourist (80) killed in elephant attack while on safari

An 80-year-old American woman was killed by an elephant while on a car safari in Zambia last weekend. The woman, along with five other tourists, was chased by the elephant for hundreds of meters until the driver had to stop the vehicle due to a road blockade.

The elephant, which had become separated from its herd, began chasing the vehicle as the tourists were being guided through the Kafue National Park. A video taken by one of the tourists in the car captured the terrifying moment when the elephant pursued them. The driver was forced to stop the vehicle after encountering a road blockage caused by vegetation.

The elephant used its tusks to tip the vehicle on its side, resulting in the tragic death of the 80-year-old woman. Another tourist sustained serious injuries and was evacuated to a hospital in South Africa. The remaining tourists suffered minor injuries and are receiving trauma counseling.

The CEO of the company that organized the safari expressed condolences to the family of the deceased woman and offered support to the other tourists and guide involved in the incident. The shocking images of the attack have circulated on social media, highlighting

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