Urzila Carlson's car rammed by elephant in South Africa
It was Urzila Carlson's first trip to South Africa in 10 years, but some locals weren't pleased to see her.
The Kiwi comedian had a dangerous-looking run in with an elephant while touring Kruger National Park with her wife, Julie.
In a photo posted to her Instagram account, Carlson said the elephant rammed their rental car while they were driving through the famous wildlife reserve.
"So this one time, at [Kruger National Park] an elephant rammed our car," Carlson said. She hash-tagged the photo #SorryAvis, a reference to their rental car company.
Carlson arrived in her native South Africa two weeks ago. On Instagram, she said it was her first time back in 10 years.
Elephants can be a real hazard for tourists in Kruger National Park. In 2014, British teacher Sarah Brooks and her fiance Jans de Klerk were nearly killed when a bull elephant flipped their car.
Brooks was gored in the leg by one of the elephant's tusks as it ripped through the shell of their car.
Another couple, both British, had their car flipped by an elephant in Kruger National Park in 2012, but they were unhurt.