An elephant escaped a crocodile at the Liwonde National Park in Malawi.
According to ABC news, Alexander Amuli M’betti Makanga was on a boat safari when he caught this frightening battle on camera.
It happened on 10 April, 2017.
As seen in the video, a crocodile leaps out of the water and snaps onto a nearby elephant’s trunk.
The elephant tries to escape, but the crocodile has latched on.
After much thrashing about, the elephant was able to drag the crocodile out of the water. Other elephants then fight off the crocodile.
Finally , the crocodile released its grip on the elephant’s trunk.
But the extent of the injuries to the elephant have yet to be ascertained.
Crocodile emerges from water and grabs elephant’s trunk in Malawi. Fortunately, the elephant was able to escape the crocodile’s mighty bite. pic.twitter.com/5WfhukymZ2
— ABC News (@ABC) April 17, 2017