Elephants are very lovable animals — most of the time. When they're not adorably taking baths or showing family unity, they can also be terrifying, vicious animals. In moments like that, you suddenly remember that they're enormous and have sharp tusks and powerful trunks.

That's what happened in this video, taken in Sri Lanka's Yala National Park. A group of safari tourists were ogling a bull elephant from their open truck when the great beast took a dislike to them and proceeded to gradually rip the seats of their vehicle apart while growling menacingly. Perhaps it was looking for food, or perhaps it just wanted to scare them. Regardless, the hapless tourists escaped unharmed but terrified, even though the elephant had more than enough time to yank them out of there and toss them around like juggling balls.

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This video was originally uploaded in January 2014, but has gone viral again because it reminds us all that nature is not our friend. Even the cute animals can kill. It's even easier for them, because you don't expect it.

Sources: YouTube: lavy90