Ram v motorcycle

Someone give that ram a Tui!

The Herald reports:

 

A Nelson trailbike rider has become an internet sensation after posting a video showing him being attacked by an angry ram.

 

Marty Todd’s YouTube video, in which the surly ram known as Rambro prevents him from riding up a dirt track, has gone viral after being featured on CNN and Britain’s Daily Mail website.

 

“I was riding my trailbike up a hill when I came across this grumpy old ram with huge horns,” Mr Todd said. “It charged my bike then started attacking me, [he’s a] surprisingly powerful animal.”

 

Mr Todd said he couldn’t turn his trailbike around as he was on a steep hill and if he did the ram would have charged him side-on, which could have broken his leg

“This guy is known for his aggression and attacks for no reason, he’s even attacked a group of pig-hunting dogs. In the end I had to pick up a branch and wave it in front of him, he didn’t like the noise and backed off enough for me to make my escape.”

Maybe he needs to ride with a shotgun!

 

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