A brave and opportunistic hyena at Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal
swooped in on a lion’s kill when the big cat turned its back.
Hyenas usually roam in packs – which certainly makes it easier
for them to fight off larger predators when they attempt to steal their meals.
But even so, as a clan, they can still be chased off by the power of a single
Shared by Heritage Tours Safaris
on YouTube, this video shows just how persistent the wild dog can be. “The hyena had already been chased away
a few times by the lion, however being a hyena he waited for his opportunity to
grab a piece of kill,” says Heritage Tours Safari.
As for the lion, apart from being satisfied by what looks like a hearty meal, it appears quite perplexed by the hyena’s audacity and realises it’s not worth the