A Park Reborn: Charging Elephants

The large animals of Gorongosa National Park were nearly wiped out during the Mozambican civil war. After the war had ended, people reported being charged and chased by the few traumatized elephants that survived. Cinematographer Bob Poole and his sister, Joyce, an elephant researcher, wondered if by running away from the elephants people were inadvertently provoking the magnificent animals. The Pooles teamed up to test their theory. Find out what happens when they stand their ground against charging elephants.

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