There's a big reason that these people got out of there super fast.

Elephants are generally gentle and loving creatures. But just like humans, they can get a little cranky when they wake up, as is obvious from this video.

This elephant was put to sleep so that he could be fitted with a tracking collar that would be used to keep him safe from poachers and such.

As the group was finishing up with applying the collar, they set up a camera around the waking beast.

And it's a good thing they got out of there when they did.