South Africa

Hyena mauls teenager’s face during family camping holiday

A 15-year-old boy from Centurion in South Africa suffered serious facial injuries when a hyena attacked him during a camping trip.

Erco Boela Janse van Rensburg was holidaying with his parents at the Crocodile Bridge Camp in the Kruger National Park last weekend.

The animal entered his tent at around 4.30am on Sunday morning, when it bit him in the face and dragged him around

The adorable moment a tourist discovers five ELEPHANTS drinking water from her hot tub

Holidaymaker discovered elephants enjoying the hot tub on her balcony Film shows five creatures sucking and splashing water with their trunks Animals seem unconcerned by tourist and continue quenching their thirst | 2 View comments A hot tub overlooking an African game reserve has proven an irresistible indulgence even for a herd of elephants.

In an adorable video, a holidaymaker got the shock of her life when she wandered onto her lodge balcony, only to discover five of the large beasts had got there first.

The tourist captured on film the astonishing moment the thirsty creatures could be seen sipping and splashing the water from her tub.