Video shows impala avoiding cheetah by jumping into SUV full of tourists

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A tourist at a national park in South Africa captured an amazing moment on video as an impala leaped into an SUV full of people to escape two cheetahs.

The footage was captured in Kruger National Park, South Africa, where park rules state you must stay inside your vehicle at all times.

With the cheetahs quickly closing in, the impala saw an unexpected window of opportunity and made the leap. Samantha Pittendrigh, 20, filmed as it jumped through the passenger-side window of a Toyota Prado.

The tourists inside the SUV let the animal out a car door after the cheetahs gave up on the chase.