An Impala appears to be playing dead in order to escape the grips of both a cheetah and a spotted hyena!

Debate is still circling on whether this was a reaction out of pure shock, temporary unconsciousness due to asphyxiation or pure cunning on the part of the Impala.

The most likely scenario is that the Impala was hunted by the Cheetah, who then began to suffocate it, but was then interrupted by the Hyena who had plans on an easy meal.

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