#news Mother on safari park trip with her children has her car smashed up by two 'randy RHINOS'  #WorldNews

#news Mother on safari park trip with her children has her car smashed up by two ‘randy RHINOS’  #WorldNews

#information Mother on safari park trip with her children has her car smashed up by two ‘randy RHINOS’  #WorldNews

A mum who took her two children on an outing to a safari park had her car smashed up by two randy rhinos.

Stacey Gormley, 32, and her sons Buddy, seven, and Boden, one, have been driving by way of the wild animal enclosures at West Midland Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire, to mark the ultimate day of the summer time holidays when the rhinos charged.

A 1.6-tonne feminine rhino was being chased by a sexy male when the two large beasts collided with Stacey’s black Nissan.

A park ranger in a jeep desperately tried to divert the rhinos away from the highway however have been too late.

The feminine rammed its horn and physique into the bonnet of Stacey’s car whereas the male shunted the car again a number of ft when it hit the entrance wing, inflicting vital injury to the car.

Stacey Gormley with her sons Buddy, seven, and Boden, one, and their car which was smashed up by two 'randy rhinos'.

Stacey Gormley with her sons Buddy, seven, and Boden, one, and their car which was smashed up by two ‘randy rhinos’.

Damage to the car (pictured) included dents on the bonnet, a damaged headlight, a torn off bumper and horn marks

Damage to the car (pictured) included dents on the bonnet, a broken headlight, a torn off bumper and horn marks

The rhinos induced a dent in her bonnet, broken a headlight, tore off the bumper and left horn marks.

Stacey, from Warndon, Worcester, stated the car has been written off and has lodged a declare with her insurance coverage firm.

She stated: ‘Two rhinos have been being chased by a safari jeep they usually have been operating onto the tracks.

‘I simply thought, they’re coming, they’re coming, it made me really feel sick on the time.

‘I desperately tried to place the car into reverse to get out of their approach however they charging in direction of us so quick. It was terrifying.

‘It was like a scene from Jurassic Park. The wheels have been skidding however I could not get out of the best way in time.

‘The first rhino hit the car and I’ve horn marks on my car and the second skidded into my car.

‘My seven-year-old was within the entrance seat so noticed every little thing and was very shaken up by it.

Buddy, seven, pictured feeding the animals at the West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire before the incident took place

Buddy, seven, pictured feeding the animals on the West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire earlier than the incident passed off

The family had been enjoying a day out to mark the end of the summer holidays when their car was rammed by two rhinos. Pictured: Rhinos at West Midland Safari Park on the day of the incident

The household had been having fun with a day trip to mark the top of the summer time holidays when their car was rammed by two rhinos. Pictured: Rhinos at West Midland Safari Park on the day of the incident 

‘It’s traumatic, it performs on the minds of little ones.

‘Luckily we’re okay. I’ve not been in a position to sleep, I preserve considering ‘what if’ as a result of it

might have been so much worse.’

Safari park bosses supplied the household 4 free tickets following the terrifying incident.

Stacey added: ‘The feminine rhino was in season in order that’s why the male rhino was chasing her.

‘The safari park just isn’t claiming legal responsibility which is truthful sufficient, however the jeep was chasing the rhinos.

‘Should an in-season rhino be overlooked in a household safari park?

‘My seven-year-old retains speaking about it and going on about what occurred, they gave us 4 free tickets, however I do not suppose he’ll need to return anytime quickly.

‘If we have been to go once more, I’d really feel fairly nervous however I do know what time the rhinos come out, so I wish to keep away from them.

‘It wasn’t a really good factor to undergo.

‘It was the final day of the vacations, so I assumed I’d take them to the safari park, we go quite a bit, we go 5 or 6 occasions a yr.

‘It’s a disgrace as a result of it is a pretty day trip.

‘My little boys love animals and it is fairly arduous to maintain a one-year-old and a seven-year-old occupied.’

Damage to the car (pictured) included dents on the bonnet, a damaged headlight, a torn off bumper and horn marks

Damage to the car (pictured) included dents on the bonnet, a broken headlight, a torn off bumper and horn marks

Pictured: Two rhinos at the West Midland Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire

Pictured: Two rhinos on the West Midland Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire

The rhinos charged into the household car earlier than keepers rushed to the rescue at West Midlands Safari Park in Bewdley, Worcestershire, on Monday, September 5.

A spokesperson for the park stated: ‘As a part of the safari drive-through expertise, lots of our animals are in a position to roam freely between autos and this contains our herd of white rhino.

‘Keepers in patrol autos are all the time in shut attendance, to watch all animal and car actions for the protection of our visitors.

‘We do state that visitors drive their very own autos at their very own danger and these T&Cs are required to be accepted on the time of reserving tickets.

‘We do supply guided minibus excursions for these individuals who don’t want to enter the safari in their very own car.

‘On September 5, one in all our feminine rhinos collided with a car throughout the African reserve.

‘During the incident, our group of educated keepers in patrol autos tried to information the rhinos away, however sadly have been unable to stop the rhino from coming into contact with the car.

‘The visitors reported there have been no accidents which is all the time our principal precedence, and following this, they continued their safari drive-through expertise.’

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