In 1986, Peter Davis was an holiday in Kenya after graduating tram Victoria
On a hike through the bush, he came aeons-. 1 a infini: hull elephant standing with we
he raised in the air. The ': t seemed distressed, ea Peter approached it very
Fit, get an ene knee, inspected the element' s feet, and found a large piece elf
weed deeply embedded in it. As carefuly and as gently as he could, Peter worked the
weed out with his knife, after which the put dindin its feet. The
elephant turned ta Face the man, and with a rather curious look units tape, stared at
him for several tense moments. Peter steed frozen, thinking of naming else but being
trampled. Eventually the elephant t' uneeded . r, turned. and walked away. Peter
never target that elephant or the seventy, i at that day.
Twenty years later, Peter" was walking the Chango and with his teenaged son.
As they : hed the elephant enclosure, dine of the creatures turned and walked
ever to near where Peter and his sen i: were standing. The large tn. -all elephant
stared at Peter, lifted its frend feet off the ground, then put it dawn. The elephant did
that several times than trumpeted !. idiiot. all the while staring intently at him,
Remembering the encounter in 1986, Peter could nat hem wondering if this was the
same elephant. Peter suntanned up his courage, climbed ever the railing, and made
his way into the . He walked right up be the elephant and stared tibbit in
wander. The elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around are at Peter' s legs
and slammed him against the railing. killing him instantly.
Pril: ial: iii. r wasn' t the same elephant.