18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Paws Of Death

Hyenas are always scavengers and they try to steal others kill. This Hyena was bothering a Lion for a very long time and the Lion got angry and pounced on the hyena upon which the hyena screamed and called out other hyenas for help within 5 mins around 50+ hyenas gathered at the spot and finally then Lion had to leave his kill to save himself.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: NIKON D5