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.

What a cheek!

Hilarious pictures show a pair of naughty baboons MOONING at a tourist when he tried to photograph them

A group of Chacma baboons were enjoying the sun when a tourist decided to stop to photograph them Vaughan Veal was on holiday at Kruger National Park in South Africa when he spotted the wild animals He took a series of images of the animals and a pair of the monkeys playfully bent over for the camera | View comments A tourist got more than he bargained for when a pair of cheeky monkeys flashed their bare bottoms for the camera.

As soon as the playful Chacma baboons noticed they were being photographed at Kruger National Park, they bent over and mooned directly at the camera.