Drive-through animal parks are a popular family destination, but after watching this video you may want a tune-up before you take your next vehicular safari.

A young mother and her two children were touring the lion’s section of a safari park when their car began to smoke and then catch on fire. As flames rose above the hood, the family fled the car, but park officials yelled to them to return to the burning car. Daniel Xu’s post on The Outdoor Hub tells the rest of the story.

Would you have sought refuge in the car, or taken your chances with those big cats? Sound off in the comments section below.

SOURCEThe Outdoor Hub
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Joe Byers has more than 1,000 magazine articles in print and is currently a field editor with Whitetail Journal, Predator Xtreme, Whitetails Unlimited, Crossbow Revolution, and African Hunting Journal magazines. He’s spent the last three decades depicting the thrill of the chase and photographing the majesty of all things wild. Byers is a member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association and numerous other professional and conservation organizations.