19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cruel World

A young hippo that had wandered out into a field to feed learned an awful lesson about leaving the safety of water when lions are around. This male lion solo hunted the hippo and took it down creating a feast for his pride for days.

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Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Kenya
Copyright: © harry collins