Filmmaker killed by giraffe while making film

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Award-winning filmmaker Carlos Carvalho died after an accident while shooting the ITV series Wild at HeartHe was tragically killed when a giraffe attacked him while he was getting a shot of the animal.

Carvalho had been working on the majority of the series about a British family who have set up a game lodge in South Africa. While shooting a closeup of Gerald the giraffe’s body and feet at the Glen Afric Country Lodge, the animal became “inquisitive” and headbutted him sending him 16 feet in the air and causing massive head injuries.

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