Kenya - Jeff Henry Photography
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Watch Out!

Watch Out!

Early one more we were out and came across this pride of lions. They were just lounging around and not paying too much attention to their surroundings…the same was true for two zebra.

This image shows the first of the zebra casually walking about 50 meters behind this group of lions. The wind must have been blowing in the wrong direction (or the correct direction for the zebra) because the lions didn’t realize prey was so close.

What was amazing was watching as, about 15 seconds after this image was captured and the two zebra had passed the lions, the zebra realized their situation as easy prey and actually reversed direction and walked back from they had just come, putting them very close to the lions! Seemed like they were walking back into the lions den—literally.

Only too late did the lions realize their lost opportunity.

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