This extraordinary photograph was captured by 29-year-old Field Guide, Arno Pietersen

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Lift-off: The leaping kudu stuns visitors

“I think it jumped at least two and a half meters in the air, they can easily clear three meter fences without having to run, even from a standing position too”, says Pietersen.

The jumping kudu gets some serious air

“I was ecstatic, hopping up and down in my seat, when i realized all shots were in focus”, he continues.

Back down to earth: The animal begins to make a safe landing
The kudu's leap nearly took it all the way across the road