This is the shocking moment a tiger tried to turn two motorbike riders into prey at a wildlife park.
The footage, posted by India’s Forests and Wildlife Protection Society on Facebook , shows the tiger racing towards the bikers as they rode through the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in the Indian state of Kerala.
One of the bikers managed to film the scene, showing the tiger slowly emerging from the jungle in the distance.
The tiger then picks up speed and begins racing straight towards one of the riders.
A Tiger is seen chasing a bike in Muthanga Wildlife Safari in Wayanad in Kerala.Is this how the Tiger Parks are managed in India?
Publiée par Forests and Wildlife Protection Society – FAWPS sur Samedi 29 juin 2019
In a split second, the biker managed to turn his motorcycle to the side.
The animal then changes direction and heads back into the jungle, vanishing from sight.
The bikers were Forest Department officials.
The video has since gone viral, gaining over 400,000 views with more than 10,000 shares on Facebook.
Online users expressed their shock at the incident, with some praising the biker for his quick wit.
One wrote: ‘Look at the speed of that beauty!!! Xx’