It is said that if you ever encounter an elephant (in vehicle on a safari or not), you get the hell out of there because said elephant could be a Mama and have babies, and at that point, even the vehicle you are in would be lucky to survive and attack.
Here’s a video who for those of you who think of elephants as passive or gentle creatures. Don’t get me wrong, they are, until you get close enough, as the person taking this video learned.
But in the end, everyone survived and they got one helluva video that is now in the process of going viral so you take the good with the bad, I guess.
And stay the hell away from elephants. They just want some personal space, who can blame them?