Tourist lets a leopard get a little too close in safari park as it playfully paws his shoe before scratching his leg

13:16 • 17.05.18



This is the incredible moment a tourist on a safari experiences a very close encounter with a young leopard that nearly goes wrong. 


The footage was captured in Okavango Delta in northern Botswana, according to the Daily Mail.


It shows the leopard approaching a jeep and sniffing the tourist's leg before scratching it with its claws - leaving him with a small wound.


Aware of the danger, the jeep driver quickly turns on the vehicle to escape.


The feline then can be seen getting away from the vehicle - seemingly scared by the sound of the jeep engine.  

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