This is the amazing moment a pride of lions take down a huge buffalo in the middle of the road and begin feasting on it. Footage captured lions in Kruger National Park, Mopani, South Africa as they begin to drag the enormous beast to the ground.
The big cats clamber on top of the buffalo and use their powerful strength to trap it beneath their weight. Moaning can be heard as it struggles to fend off the lions as it is taken down. But soon the large creature is overpowered and the lions have won their prey.
More lions, including cubs, can be seen joining to feast on the prey and they surround the buffalo with one even sitting on top of it. They pride of lions gorge on their winning catch which lies defeated on the road.
The person who filmed the amazing sight said: ‘On my way to Lower Sabie Rest Camp I spotted a lioness on the side of the road and three buffalo on the river side. ‘As soon as the lioness saw the buffalo the chase was on. ‘The buffalo fought all the way till the end. I have never witnessed such determination to stay alive. It was quite tough to watch!’
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