Steve Haley, from Canterbury was on a solo trip through the Kruger when he saw an Impala trapped in some muddy water, he went over to help and saved it.


Steve Haley is a chef from Canterbury and every year he makes a trip to South Africa for 8 weeks. He hires a car and stocks it up to travel around the Kruger National Park. He does all this solo as it is his time to relax and unwind.

During his recent trip, he was filmed saving an Impala from a terrible death. The poor buck was stuck in a shallow muddy section and just couldn’t find the energy to free himself from the water. His herd stuck around but scattered off when Steve made an appearance.

Careful not to fall in as well, he removed his shoes and socks, bent down and grabbed the Impala by its antlers. He yanked the buck out of the muddy trap before walking off to give the animal some space.

It was utterly exhausted and spent some time regaining some energy before wobbling off on stiff legs back to the herd.

Steve saved this animal from starving to death or being easily captured by a predator. Steve just happened to be in the right place at the right moment to help out this Impala. He lives to graze another day.

Watch the incredible encounter below.

Sources: LADbible via The South African
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