The brutal nature: hippopotamus against Lions
In this breathtaking shots you will see the mortal combat between a hippo and two lions. Having driven into the river hippopotamus, lions pair waited time bated in neighboring stones for two hours, to lure the victim. The outcome of the fight was decided in advance ...
1. Witness the drama became a 39-year-old photographer Andrew Schumann. "One morning I was awakened by the cries of alarm, though I did not know what it screams hippopotamus." In the photo: the lion jumped on the hippo's back, and the second attack in front. It was in the Sabi Sands Reserve in South Africa.
2. "I went to the noise and saw a young hippo 3-5 years, surrounded by hungry lions. Every time a hippo tried to run away, the lions ran after him, and he again retreated to saving water. " In the photo: the lions chased the hippo in the water.
3. One of the lions trying to oust hippo out of the water, but he himself banished.
4. "Judging by the scratches on the back of a hippopotamus, lions chased him for a long time. Lions lay down on the rocks near the water. about two hours hippopotamus slowly rose out of the water. It's like he did not see lions, crouching in the grass. " Photo: lions hiding on the rocks as if are not interested in their production.
5. On land the hippo turned the face of mortal danger.
6. Leo jumped on the victim's back, while the other circled around. It can be seen as a hippopotamus and exhausted wounded.
7. Then both predator began to attack.
8. Hippo in horror again ran to the water. Meanwhile, the drama has attracted the attention of the third lion.
9. And the third predator does not force himself to wait a long time ...
10. Three against one - the hippo had no chance.
11. In the end, he gave up.
12. Game over. 1: 0 in favor of the lions. Poor began to devour their prey right in the water. "While it is always unpleasant to look like other animals are killed, it is the nature, and it is an unforgettable sight," - says the photographer.
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