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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:33 pm

AstroMatt wrote: I would like a response form SANParks as to why they are using videos of rule breaking to advertise the park without any comment to it.
you are right... and maybe for something very strange :?
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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:01 pm

At the momemt even the authenticity of the video needs to be proved. Might be hard to comment on a questionable space.

I would really love to believe this, but I am beginning to have doubts.
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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:21 pm

how an Impala can enter into a car... without hurting passengers... and hurting itself :?
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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby Carol g » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:43 pm

The car door was closed so the impala had to jump through the window, now lets say it was possible to do so without injuring itself, what happened to the person who was hanging out of the other window, how did he get out of the way so the impala could exit through the other door.An impala is not a small buck, I can't imagine how they got out of each others way without causing some injury :hmz: :hmz:
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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby gjorgi » Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:11 pm

My guess is that it never actually entered the car and nobody actually opened the door so that it could get out. Probably a rumour that was started and now it's told as truth. From the video it is obvious that it jumped into the vehicle. Either it just hit the car or worst case broke the window, went in with it's upper body and fell back out again. Whatever happened it's still an awesome video and how cool is it to see all those impalas crossing the road at speed! :big_eyes:

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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby SAF » Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:01 am

What an incredible video!
I just love those impalas at full speed crossing the road.
The video stops just after the impala jumped through the window.
I assume everyone got a shock and probably stopped recording as well.
The guy is out of the window which is unacceptable, but this is probably the first time something like this has ever happened in KNP and you cannot blame SANPARKS for putting something like this public.
I think we as humans get very emotional, but we forget to enjoy the moment.Enjoy the video, focus on the beauty of the cheetahs
and the impalas ignore the guy in the car and you will live longer :)
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Re: Impala jumping through a car window to escape cheetahs

Unread postby Oryx » Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:42 pm

Pity the video stopped at that particular moment. I have my doubts too but I may be wrong. An impala leaping into a car at speed will be total chaos, injury to itself and passengers more than likely as well as damage inside the car in the struggle to get out!


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