WATCH: NJ woman captures close encounter with cheetah while on Tanzania safari

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A woman from Summit on a safari with her family in Tanzania captured video of a cheetah that climbed on the roof of an open-top Jeep in their group.

Jennifer Shimek caught the video of the animal that climbed on the roof in the Serengeti.

Shimek says on Facebook she was "willing the cheetah to leave us alone."

The cheetah was clearly curious, and fortunately, no one was harmed.

The animal even sunbathed for a bit before jumping off the roof.

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