MAN: Behind you and left. 00:03
COMM: A safari through the bush took a turn for the worse when a two and a half ton giraffe
charged at a group of holiday makers. 00:11
MAN: Maybe now is the point to radio for help? 00:14
COMM: The incredible footage was captured by Rainer Schimpf during a recent trip to
South Africa. 00:21
COMM: The group was on a jeep safari when they spotted a giraffe. After slowly walking
up to the jeep, the giraffe’s behaviour started to become aggressive towards them. 00:33
COMM: The thirteen foot giraffe bull is believed to have had a hormonal imbalance which triggered
the attack. 00:40
MAN: He’s following us again on the track. 00:44
COMM: The jeep tried to outrun the giraffe but the bull caught them, and rammed the vehicle
taking the wing mirror clean off. 01:03
COMM: The group was finally able to escape the giraffe and arrive safely back at camp
where they were able to assess the damage. 01:10
WOMAN: It must have been very close to your head eh?
MAN: It was very close to my head. WOMAN: Well you moved your head away!
MAN: Yeah I just moved it over to the left.