Lion Attacks Elephant: Brutal Kill Caught On Camera
This is the moment a powerful lion attacks took down an African elephant – by itself. The juvenile male, estimated to be seven years old, was caught alone as it quenched its thirst at a watering hole.
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The rare footage shows the young elephant attempt to scare the predator away by mock charging before quickly turning on its heels. However, the lion easily catches up and leaps on its back and riding it until it tires and collapses into the dusty ground. The clip was caught on camera by Heidi and Kurt Haas in the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.