Rhino gives chase to tourists on safari

Rian Boshoff said he thought the rhino was "going to eat us" when it charged their safari vehicle for nearly two minutes in South Africa.
2:24 | 08/20/19

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We're talking about a raging ring know THA was chasing a group of tourists. You're seeing it there. They're on safari, chased them for two full terrifying minutes. Now, luckily the driver stayed calm and steered them to safety and now sharing their story. Will reeve here this morning. If the tourists were on foot it would have gone differently. Luckily in a car, it was a close call out on safari in South Africa, a group looking to take photographs but suddenly encounter a rhinoceros and have to run for their lives. This is the terrifying moment a safari surges into a high-speed chase. A white rhino charging a group of tourists in South Africa. In this newly released video watch as the animal gives chase for nearly two minutes. At one point coming within inches of the vehicle. I thought he was going to eat us. Reporter: Rian boshoff says they were looking to photograph leopards when the rhino crossed the road in front of them. He says their car slowly approached but once they passed, it came after them. At first I just thought it's going to be like a short charge and then it would stop. Reporter: The rhino in hot pursuit. These animals capable of reaching speeds of more than 30 miles per hour. The ride had a lot of turns in it which made it difficult for us to get away. The driver took a 90-degree turn into the bush to try to deter the rhino because they have bad eyesight but he was determined to get to us. He just kept on coming. Reporter: The driver eventually outrunning the tired animal. The driver really did a good job to keep us safe and he just asked us to sit still and he got us out of the situation. Reporter: Experts say rhinos can be unpredictable and potentially dangerous if startled. In February a zookeeper was rushed to the hospital after Archie, a 50-year-old white rhino struck her with his horn. This latest ending without injury. The group was all okay. When the driver got them to a safe area he reportedly told them that that rhino had charged vehicles before. Same one. The driver was prepared. He knew what to do. Those things can go 30 miles an hour. They're big. Yeah, but everybody is all right. That vacation nightmare we

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