Photo of the day

I didn’t realize that Telegraph has an “animal photos of the week” gallery.  That’s surely a well I’ll be coming back to.  Love this one:

This scaredy-cat was forced to run for cover when a herd of brave buffalo decided to strike back. The lion found itself outnumbered by its plucky prey and is pictured sprinting away from the African buffalo in the Kruger National Park. The tables turned on the predator when an attempt to pounce on some unsuspecting buffalo failed miserably and left the not so cunning cat with its tail between its legs
This scaredy-cat was forced to run for cover when a herd of brave buffalo decided to strike back. The lion found itself outnumbered by its plucky prey and is pictured sprinting away from the African buffalo in the Kruger National Park. The tables turned on the predator when an attempt to pounce on some unsuspecting buffalo failed miserably and left the not so cunning cat with its tail between its legsPicture: DAVE WOOLLACOTT/CATERS

 

Also reminds me of one of the coolest National Geographic documentaries I have seen, that tells the story of lions vs. Cape Buffalo.

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About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

2 Responses to Photo of the day

  1. perm2467 says:

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  2. Deborah Ferry says:

    I noticed it was a male lion that was running away. A lioness probably would have fared better. After all, the females do most of the hunting. Then again, caped horn buffalo are noted for their mean temperment.

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