Chilling photo captured moments before deadly lion attack

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SOUTH AFRICA -- A chilling photo, captured right before an American tourist is mauled to death by a lion in South Africa.

It happened at a popular tourist destination called "Lion Park," where people drive their cars around and animals roam freely.

A park official said she was snapping pictures with her window down when the lion lunged into the car.

A witness in the following car took this chilling photo of the lioness with its head at the window, not realizing what was going to happen next.

The tour guide dove into the passenger seat and punching at the lion,  but couldn't save her.

Park rules require that windows stay up at all times.

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