WATCH: Terrifying (and hilarious) video of lion opening car door goes viral a year later

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Cape Town - The internet really is a wonderful place. A simple photograph of a weasel pecker can capture imaginations and circulate to the furthest reaches of the globe within a day of it being taken. 

See: Hilarious meme reactions to that weasel riding the woodpecker


Or, in the case we're looking at today, a truly terrifying video of a lion opening a car door in a South African safari park that should have spread like wild fire ages ago, can lie dormant, taking social media by storm a year later.

Watch the video here

What makes this specific video so great is the fact that it will give you heart palpitations, but also leave you giggling uncontrollably. 

Especially at the part where the American woman filming the whole incident exclaims: "I didn't know they can do that!"

Well, here's  a little secret, neither did we!

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