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The Kenyan safari tour guide drove the Range Rover too close to the lone elephant. The aggravated animal took notice and was beginning its charge towards the approaching vehicle. Among the handful of tourists on the Range Rover that July day in 2012 was photographer Jim Thomas of Temple. He was on a trip of a lifetime to Kenya with his wife and fellow artist, Sydney Thomas. Their adventure turned sour, though, when the animal’s aggressive behavior caused the couple to fear for their lives.

But just as quickly as the Thomas’s fears surfaced, they dissipated because the elephant changed its course and aborted its charge, Jim said in an interview with the Ledger-Transcript on Saturday. “One second

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