Menu

Giraffe kills filmmaker at wildlife facility in South Africa

Featured

Giraffe - [Google Images] Giraffe - [Google Images]

A giraffe has killed a South African filmmaker who was on assignment at a wildlife facility northwest of Johannesburg.

Filming agency CallaCrew says Carlos Carvalho was filming a feature on Wednesday at the Glen Afric farm in Broederstroom when he "had a fatal run-in with a giraffe on set."

The agency says Carvalho was flown to a Johannesburg hospital and died there of injuries that night.

South African media say Carvalho was near the giraffe when it swung its neck and knocked him over.

The Glen Afric website promises tourists that "you can get up close and personal to a number of our resident wildlife."

The British television series "Wild at Heart" was filmed at Glen Afric, which invites visitors to tour the area where filming occurred.


 

Source

BusinessInsider

 
back to top

Industries

About us

Follow us

Follow us @BusinessNewsCT

BusinessNewsCT Emerging economies struggle to contain capital outflows https://t.co/fj6TipI5L7 https://t.co/bmC4wzccX0
BusinessNewsCT Why you can't charge interest if you borrow money to a friend #goodtoknow https://t.co/psr9Q4lSd8 https://t.co/U6cTO1wnsZ
BusinessNewsCT KPMG partners could face a R2 billion claim on VBS - and their insurance may not pay https://t.co/l6BQfSR5Cz https://t.co/Da8magvOnW