It’s always fascinating to watch lions chase after their kill, hunting their prey with stealth and might.
We often see the predator working hard for its next meal, but in a video shared by Latest Sightings, getting dinner couldn’t be easier for a pride of lions that had a buck run right into them.
WATCH: Lion calls up squad to show hyenas who's the boss of the bush
The footage was captured in Kruger National Park in the Lower Sabie region, by Hannes Beeslar from Nelspruit who describes the event as “Simply amazing!”
“A pride of lions suddenly appeared out of the bushes and started walking on the road. Two of the lions then went into the bush and started chasing a buck towards the remaining lions on the road. The buck leapt and bounced across the road straight into the jaws of the unsuspecting lions,” explains Beeslar, adding that “This was a quick and easy meal for them”.
“Straight away they all dived in to get their share. It was amazing to see how quickly they tore the buck apart and just devoured it,” he says.
ALSO WATCH: A mama buffalo gives birth and adorable first steps of newborn
“The male lion was almost certainly not going to miss out on his cut and he came storming in to chase the females away. It was fascinating to see how tough the cub was, it was also hanging on tight to get some reward.
“This was the best sighting ever and I've been going to the park for 14 years around 2-5 times a year and never seen anything of this kind,” he adds.
Find Your Escape by searching and comparing flight prices here. You can also sign-up for the Traveller24 Weekly Newsletter – Subscribe here. Or download the News24 App here, to receive expertly curated travel ideas and deals directly to your mobile.