A video of a herd of lions jumping and attacking a crocodile has gone viral on social media. Since the video has been shared, it has left many viewers in shock. The video was published by the YouTube channel Latest Sightings.
Lions feeding on crocodiles. (YouTube/@Latest Sightings)
This sighting was captured on camera by Newton Mulenga, a tour guide on the Busanga Plains within Zambia’s Kafue National Park. According to Latest Sightings, “Busanga Plains is a unique ecosystem in the northern part of Kafue National Park. Known for its swampy terrain that floods during the rainy season, the area becomes a hub of wildlife activity. Among the residents, thousands of lechwe antelope and large herds of sable and skunk antelope thrive , providing an opportunity for nature lovers to see these very rare antelopes.” (Also Read: Lion sneaks up on hyena eating its meal. Watch)
The clip shows a crocodile in the midst of lions. However, he tries to escape but fails and ends up stuck in the herd.
Watch the video of lions and crocodiles here:
This post was shared a few days ago. Since it was published, it has garnered more than 91,000 views. Share also has close to 2000 likes and numerous comments.
Check out what people are saying about this video here:
The individual wrote: “It’s pretty rare for them to attack crocodiles. They must have been starving.”
Another commented: “A once in a lifetime sighting. Words cannot describe how rare this is.”
“WOW. Rare amazing shots!” published by the third.
A fourth said, “Desperate times call for desperate measures.”
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