Watch Out! Brave Elephant Clears Road for Family by Chasing Cyclist and Halting Traffic

A heart-stopping video reveals an elephant’s daring act to ensure his family’s safety while crossing a bustling road in India.

The elephant is seen chasing a frightened cyclist and holding up traffic to make way for his family.

In the intense 40-second footage, the determined elephant charges at the cyclist, causing dust to rise off its massive body. The terrified cyclist glances back while pedaling desperately to escape the pursuing giant.

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Footage shows the elephant charging after a cyclist, who is pedaling furiously to get out of its way. Source: YouTube/Jasoprakas Debdas

Once the cyclist is out of the way, the elephant confronts the line of vehicles that have stopped behind him. A car attempts to reverse but finds itself trapped behind a bus.

The elephant approaches the forest’s edge and peers into the dense foliage. Shortly after, three more elephants, including a young calf, emerge from the jungle to safely cross the road.

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The Indian elephant, a subspecies of the Asian Elephant, is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List.

The elephant was filmed chasing down a cyclist in India, so its family could cross the road. Source: YouTube/Jasoprakas Debdas
Source: YouTube/Jasoprakas Debdas
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A short while later, three elephants, including a baby, emerge from the jungle to cross the road. Source: YouTube/Jasoprakas Debdas
Source: YouTube/Jasoprakas Debdas

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