Seven-tonne elephant has a crush on a tourist’s car as he drapes himself over motor

AN elephant has a crush on a  tourist’s car, ­draping himself over the motor in Thailand.

The seven-tonne 34-year-old  bull elephant, known as Duea, wagged his tail before lying his front legs across the car in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand, on Tuesday afternoon.

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An elephant has a crush on a tourist’s car, ­draping himself over the motor[/caption]

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Eventually the driver managed to get a speedy getaway – in his now slightly crushed car[/caption]

The wild animal managed to break the car’s rear window, roof and body of the car during the brief rough and tumble.

Eventually the driver managed to get a speedy getaway – in his now slightly crushed car.

Drivers are advised to keep 100ft away from elephants in the national park.

It’s not just elephants that drivers are being warned to be wary of rhinos, as a keeper at the Serengeti Park safari park in Hodenhagen in northern Germany recently found out.

The keeper was driving in the park when a 30-year-old bull, named Kusini, started slamming his horn into  the body of the car.

A staff member trapped inside the car throughout the incident, filmed by a visitor to the park, miraculously emerged having sustained only a few bruises.

The vehicle, in contrast, was severely damaged.

Multiple windows can be seen visibly smashed out, while the roof has partially caved in and the boot has popped open.

In another incident last year, this rhino attacked its keeper’s car


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