What would you do if a wild animal jumped into your vehicle through an open window during an African safari? What if said animal was an impala being chased by cheetahs? Though the scenario seems unbelievable, that's just what happened to a group of tourists in Kruger National Park in South Africa, and it was all caught on video.

With the tour groups stopped, a motorist with a video camera handy happens to catch the unlikely sight of a herd of impalas (not that kind of Impala) jumping over the tarmac while being followed, quickly of course, by two cheetahs. The feline predators thought they had cornered one impala and were closing in for the kill when it jumped through the open window of a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – South Africa's version of the Lexus GX. Fortunately for the occupants of said vehicle, the cheetahs did not follow.

A short while later, one of the occupants in the Toyota fearlessly opens a door to let the poor animal out. It must have been its lucky day, because the cheetahs didn't take pursuit. Check out the circle life get interrupted by this traffic jam in the video below.


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      bullitt2605
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yeah insurance guy um my car was hit by an Impala being chased by a cheetah What? No not that kind of Impala Yes a said a cheetah. Hello.... hello
      DC Mike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Cheetah jumps into a cab and yells, "Follow that car!" *** Car chase intro music ***
        Tim
        • 1 Year Ago
        @DC Mike
        LOL I cracked up after I read "Follow that car!"
      mahalo5000
      • 1 Year Ago
      Would have been extra weird if it had leapt into a Chevy Impala.
      kwa
      • 1 Year Ago
      Way faster and maneuvering than the Impalas I see every day. ;-)
      Peter_G
      • 1 Year Ago
      That would have escalated very quickly if the Cheetah did follow.
      R.t Voll
      • 1 Year Ago
      Would've been funnier if an impala had crashed into A Chevy impala. Impalaception.
      IBx27
      • 1 Year Ago
      If only they were Jaguars...
      rcavaretti
      • 1 Year Ago
      A (Chevy) Impala crashes into a Land Rover trying to avoid a (Thomas) Cheetah?
      Emory Coleman
      • 1 Year Ago
      i dont think it jumped into the car, if you look under the car after the sound of the impact it looks as if you can see it on the ground. And they never show the clip where the passengers let the animal out of the car, why would that part be missing from the clip?...
      rat
      • 1 Year Ago
      It's amazing seeing how high they can jump
      RetrogradE
      • 1 Year Ago
      Who cares about the impala when Toyota is selling the atrocious GX under the Land Cruiser label--even if they're adding the "Prado" imprint. There is only one Land Cruiser. Period.
      ufgrat
      • 1 Year Ago
      Cheetahs never win.
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