The Lion Walked Right up to the Back of the Eland


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Male lion asleep under a tree. We then saw an eland walking north up.

The common eland is a savannah. It was found in East and Southern Africa. It is a species of the family Bovidae. It is the second largest antelope in the world. its diet is primarily grasses and leaves. The common eland prefers habitats with a wide variety.

The lion is a species in the cat family. Males are larger than females. Male lions have a prominent mane. The lion inhabits grasslands and savannas. The lion is a generalist hypercarnivore. Its prey consists mainly of mammals. The lion’s attack is short and powerful.

The eland continued to walk slowly northwards. It unaware of the lion. The lion continued to sleep. Eventually the eland stopped to drink. At this point the lion sat up. Lion looked at the eland and then started walking towards it.
The lion walked right up to the back of the eland. The eland continued drinking. The eland turned his head to look at the lion.


The lion then launched his attack. It got his claws into the back-end of the eland.
The eland then gave the lion two huge kicks. This is resulted in the lion being kicked off of his back. Lion sent flying through the air.


The eland ran off. The lion returned to the shade of the tree. Where he had been sleeping earlier. Both apparently none the worse for the encounter.

By: africageographic.com


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