While Francisca Lubbe was camping in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park wildlife preserve in South Africa’s Kalahari Desert, something woke her up from a dead sleep early in the morning.

It wasn’t the call of an exotic bird or the sound of trees rustling in the wind. Not at all. Take a look at the video below and watch what these explorers were confronted with when they woke up that day.

I seriously don’t even know how they filmed this with steady hands.

Maybe these two should consider staying at a hotel next time. Or not! I mean, this is terrifying, but it’s also kind of incredible. What would you do if you woke up staring into the face of such a powerful animal?

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