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Cheetah Hitches a Ride During African Safari

D-briefBy Lauren SigfussonMar 29, 2018 2:40 PM
(Credit: KOMO News/Peter Heistein)
(Credit: KOMO News/Peter Heistein)


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People go on safaris in Africa to see wildlife and experience the wonders of nature. One safari group, however, got uncomfortably close with nature.

Curious about the vehicle, a cheetah jumped on the hood of the group’s vehicle. While everyone focused on that one,  another cheetah decided to jump into the SUV..

“The sheer tension of sitting in a vehicle thinking, ‘I’m going to die,’ and then living. We just, everyone in the car just looked at each other, we paused for 10 seconds as the cheetahs walked away and we couldn’t believe that we got out of the situation, that it was real,” Britton Hayes told KOMO News.

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