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Tiny Cat Chases Away Four-Ton Elephant That Wandered In Its Garden

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This is the astonishing moment a pet cat bravely chased away a four-tonne elephant who wandered into its garden looking for food.

The ferocious kitty named Simba wasn’t intimidated by the size of the intruder trying to raid its home for food.

Stand off: The astonishing moment a pet cat - named Simba - chased away a four-tonne elephant that wandered into its garden in Thailand

This amazing picture shows how the tiny tabby cat squared up to the giant creature, who almost immediately turned on its heels and fled empty-handed.

The 35-year-old elephant is named Pai Salic and is a known nuisance to the locals as it often tramples people’s gardens in search of food.

Residents said the elephant is a 35-year-old 'nuisance' named Pai Salick that is known for trampling on people's gardens in search of food

Local park ranger Amnat Norasin said: “The elephant lives in the forest but he often walks around the homes at night to look for food. People know who he is.”

Ordinarily, the elephant lives in a near-by forest, but he is often found walking around the homes at night, and is well known by the locals

“The house owner said his cat is aggressive and doesn’t like other animals entering his territory.”

But Pai Salick was left empty-trunked after the cat, who doesn't like other animals entering his territory, bravely chased the elephant away

In Thailand, elephants are protected and killing them can carry a maximum prison term of up to 3 years.

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This is understandable as they are the countries national animal, they are engrained in the culture and became endangered in Thailand 1986.

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Written by Joe Kahlo

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