No one knows what triggered the rampaging giraffe bull’s reaction towards these lads in Lycra, but he saw these weird wheeled strangely moving creatures and he was certainly not having it. No human or animal sustained any injury but Moss described himself to be pretty flabbergasted.
“Yes, that was quite a shock, because he was really close,” Moss told Dutch news service RTL. But apart from that he seemed quite exhilarated from the experience, saying that he really enjoys these encounters with local nature, even though he would prefer a more passive one next year.
The two photos show the predicament while it was happening. The long-necked pursuer gave up the chase in the end and the race was finished without further incident.