Andrew Grande reportedly dashed from his home, grabbed his daughter and threw her over the fence.
This sight was caught on camera by one of the visitors to the hotel who then tweeted the video.
This cost might seem high, but it's a sharp contrast to how much COVID-19 has cost globally, racking up a minimum estimate of $8.1 trillion.
The two were held for questioning and the gazelle was brought to a veterinary hospital for medical treatment.
So why now, at age 65, when the documentary was shot last summer, go back into mosquito-infested terrain and slip into freezing water for one photo?
The giant hornets, dubbed 'murder hornets' by some researchers, kill up to 50 people a year in Japan.
The female and her calf were two of three white giraffes known to be living in the sanctuary.