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By S Vikram | Aug 21, 2019 03:03 PM

A group of tourists had a narrow escape from a three-ton Rhino during their South African safari.  The incident happened at the Kruger National Park, South Africa. The thrilling moments were captured in a smartphone video which is doing rounds on social media.

Rhino Chases tourists in south African safari, video

In the video, we could see the gigantic Rhino chasing the tourist vehicle with its racing speed. The tourists had to hold their moments for over a minute to get away with the Rhino which did not give up its run despite the vehicle's compelling speed. Rhinos can run at a speed of 50 Kmph to 55 Kmph which make them the fastest mammal weighing over 1000 kilograms. 

One of the tourists who go by the name Rian Boshoff was quoted as saying "We were on a drive with Taxan at Djuma and we were driving along the riverbed when this bull white rhino crossed the road. As you can imagine, the guide stepped on the gas and we were going around corners like madness. At first, I just thought it's going to be like a short charge and then it would stop, The road had a lot of turns in it which made it difficult for us to get away," by the reports.

Boshoff appreciated the driver for his quick instincts that made him take 90-degree turn in order to disturb the Rhino knowing that it has bad eyesight.