15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Mortal Enemies Unexpectedly Cross Paths

Male lion pursued by black rhinoceros. The male lion was lying in the grass when a black rhinoceros approached. Being mortal enemies the lion got up and walked away and was followed by the rhinoceros for a short distance before each went in different directions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Limpopo Province, South Africa
Camera: DMC-FZ70
Copyright: © Kenneth Burkholder