Buffalo hurls Lion into Air


Buffalo hurls Lion into Air
A female lion gets flipped five metres into the air by a protective buffalo, defending one of its own in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Videographer Ian Matheson (52) caught footage of this daring rescue on an early morning drive in the Mjejane Reserve, with his sixteen year old son Oliver. The video shows a buffalo being (gradually) brought down by a predatory lion, only to be flipped skyward in a daring rescue orchestrated by a generally fearless buffalo bull. It’s an unapologetically awesome piece of footage and, phenomenally, every beast seems to limp away generally unscathed. How that lion doesn’t have a large gore wound in its side will forever be beyond me…

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