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Last Updated: Wednesday June 01 2011 14:56 GMT

WOW: Antelope makes a lucky escape from lions!

Antelope escapes lion pack!

These hungry lions thought they'd stumbled upon an easy lunch when they spotted an antelope coming towards them...

Antelope escapes lion pack!

Unlucky for them the crafty kudu antelope didn't fancy becoming fast food!

Antelope escapes lion pack!

These amazing snaps were taken by a group of tourists out on a safari in South Africa who saw the animal's scary encounter.

Antelope escapes lion pack!

The kudu sees a chance to escape and tries to leap to freedom over the head of the lions...

Antelope escapes lion pack!

Phew! The feisty antelope makes the jump much to the surprise of the big cats!

Antelope escapes lion pack!

The clever kudu managed to sprint off to safety - leaving behind three very confused lions!