updated 04/01/2014 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 04/01/2014 AT 3:15 PM ET
She’s used to paparazzi, not pachyderms!
But when Kim Kardashian posed for a bikini selfie with a baby elephant in Thailand on Friday, the animal apparently came a little too close, causing the reality star to dart away in a panic.
Kardashian, 33, is filming scenes with her family for Keeping Up with the Kardashians in Southeast Asia.
In addition to the customary bikini pics, the krew’s vacation album includes snapshots from visits to temples and of their fun with local beauty rituals, like henna body painting.
Kylie Jenner even got to ride an elephant, from the looks of this photo posted to Instagram on Saturday.