Elephant Charge Hunting Video

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Wow! Where did this take place? It's a shame the PH had to put that animal down. Probably wasn't the one the hunters were after.
 

Red Leg

Lifetime bronze benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
May 19, 2009
Messages
6,058
Reaction score
16,479
Location
Texas Hill Country
Media
267
Articles
5
Hunting reports
Africa
2
USA/Canada
4
Mex/S.Amer
1
Europe
3
Member of
SCI DSC life memberships / NRA Patron Life
Hunted
Mexico, Namibia, RSA, Germany, Austria, Argentina, Canada, Mozambique, Spain, US (15 states)
This is from the "Death by Double Rifle" video. Apparently judged a unavoidable shooting by the accompanying game scout and the cow did not count against the license.
 

Bruce Fletcher

AH member
Joined
Jul 20, 2014
Messages
43
Reaction score
22
Was a very good shot. I don't think Momma jumbo was going to give these guys a kiss if she got there. Happy ending, the elephant didn't count against the license, the locals probably got a lot of meat they didnt expect and everyone went home with all their arms and legs. I have heard interviews with people that have survived Leopard, Cape Buffalo and other dangerous animal but have never heard an interview of someone who survived an attack by an elephant. I was watching a video and heard someone say that and wondered if anyone here had ever heard of a survivor.
 

ArmyGrunt

AH elite
Joined
Nov 19, 2013
Messages
1,710
Reaction score
2,289
Media
63
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
1
USA/Canada
2
Europe
1
Hunted
USA, South Africa, Hungary
Great bloody shot! I only heard one single round fired. I've seen other videos that took two or three rounds to bring elle to the ground.
 

gizmo

Sponsor
Since 2015
AH ambassador
Reviews
2
Joined
Jun 26, 2014
Messages
6,768
Reaction score
10,193
Location
Texas
Website
www.rockinggranch.com
Media
1,677
Articles
5
Hunting reports
Africa
5
USA/Canada
7
Europe
1
Member of
NRA Life Member, DSC Life Member, SCI Life Member, Exotic Wildlife Association, Texas Taxidermy Association Life Member, National Taxidermy Association, TTHA,DUCKS UNLIMITED
Hunted
Romania, South Africa- Kalahari , Eastern Cape, USA, Fished Brazil, Mexico, USA
Ha Ha, clean pair of shorts anyone........anyone? Hey where'd everybody go?
 

Jay Kelley

AH veteran
Joined
Oct 23, 2011
Messages
126
Reaction score
83
Location
Levelland, TX
Media
1
Hunting reports
USA/Canada
2
Member of
NRA, DSC
Hunted
USA (Kansas, Virginia, Texas)
Good shot. Too bad it had to be taken, but stuff happens. Glad it didn't count against the license
 

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
I'm looking forward to the day that I can hunt ele.
 

johnnyblues

AH ambassador
Joined
Jun 13, 2013
Messages
6,842
Reaction score
7,234
Location
Georgia
Media
193
Articles
1
Hunting reports
Africa
11
Mex/S.Amer
1
Hunted
USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
I hope I have the funds one day to hunt jumbo also. Glad he didn't have to use his license.
 

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Looks like the day to Hunt elephant just got a lot closer!
 

Bruce Fletcher

AH member
Joined
Jul 20, 2014
Messages
43
Reaction score
22
Does anyone know of a survivor of an Elephant attack where the animal got into the hunters etc. ?????
 

JacoS

AH legend
Joined
Nov 29, 2011
Messages
2,263
Reaction score
1,175
Media
95
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
SCI, PHASA, IPHA
Hunted
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Tanzania
Matetsi, I believe if memory serves me well it is one of the Stiles boeties... :)

My best always
 

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Brickburn what where those guys doing? Were they practicing aiming? He looked like a nice Bull, I would have pulled the trigger!
 

BRICKBURN

Super moderator
Contributor
Lifetime titanium benefactor
AH ambassador
Joined
Aug 5, 2010
Messages
22,779
Reaction score
16,778
Location
Canada
Media
412
Articles
23
Hunting reports
Africa
8
USA/Canada
2
Europe
1
Hunted
Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
Brickburn what where those guys doing? Were they practicing aiming? He looked like a nice Bull, I would have pulled the trigger!

Charlie, if you did not recognize the guy on the left it was IvanCarter.
That is exactly what they were doing: Practicing approaches and aiming.
You can see that Ivan never stops talking.

He also only raises his rifle once to show the Elephant the barrel at the height of the Bulls eyes once.

Lens compression has them looking closer than they are but they are close enough for that tree to almost hit them.
 
Last edited:

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Wow great video!
 

JacoS

AH legend
Joined
Nov 29, 2011
Messages
2,263
Reaction score
1,175
Media
95
Hunting reports
Africa
3
Member of
SCI, PHASA, IPHA
Hunted
South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Tanzania
By following his hand gestures you can accurately interpret that he is explaining the only constant on a pivoting Elephant head which would be to connect the zygomatic arches.... (Imaginary line) which provides a constant Reference for point of aim no matter how the head tilts up or downwards.

Great footage!

My best always
 

AfricaHunting.com

Founder
AH ambassador
Joined
Oct 1, 2007
Messages
11,204
Reaction score
5,656
Website
AfricaHunting.com
Media
5,580
Articles
319
By following his hand gestures you can accurately interpret that he is explaining the only constant on a pivoting Elephant head which would be to connect the zygomatic arches.... (Imaginary line) which provides a constant Reference for point of aim no matter how the head tilts up or downwards.
Here is the imaginary line that Jaco is referring to…

Elephant Front View Shot Placement



 
Last edited by a moderator:

CAustin

Bronze supporter
AH ambassador
Joined
May 7, 2013
Messages
14,281
Reaction score
11,484
Media
258
Hunting reports
Africa
7
Member of
Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
Hunted
South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
Jaco can you estimate please the length of that elephants tusks? Are they 30 pounders? I am trying to learn to judge. I understand that it's roughly length times inches around equals weight. So I'm thinking three feet exposed by 10 inches around maybe 36 pounds?
 

Forum statistics

Threads
36,091
Messages
679,043
Members
62,178
Latest member
WilfordBal
 

 

 

Latest profile posts

Tokoloshe Safaris wrote on Milan's profile.
I do not know where this video was posted, but I would very much like to see it.
Al Burke wrote on Milan's profile.
Hello Milan, I just watched your video on disassembling/reassembling the CZ 550. I have spent days looking for something like this. I now have no reservations taking apart my rifle. I like to do this with all my guns so I understand them "inside and out". Thank you very much for the information. It is greatly appreciated.
Al
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
Fred Gunner wrote on Viral_SIGness's profile.
60 375 Ruger Brass
$75+$8.30 Priority Mail Shipping
Postal Money Order Or Certified Tellers Check.

for final confirmation
raamw wrote on krish's profile.
send me your email.
 
Top