This leopard thinks he’s got an easy kill when he sees two fighting antelopes. But there’s nothing easy about it.
These red lechwe antelopes were battling for dominance, but didn’t realize they had an audience. Trying to take advantage of the fight, a young leopard leaps out of the brush to ambush the two fighting antelopes.
Check out the video to see what happens next.
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Safari guide, Thomas Nkwazi, filmed this video while taking four people on tour of the Okavango Delta area in Botswana. They stopped to watch the two fighting antelopes, and were shocked to see the leopard leap into the battle.
But the antelope doesn’t give up. Once his opponent recognizes the danger and flees the scene, he focuses on getting away from the leopard.
By the time the fight’s over, the antelope’s fine, but the leopard is left limping away, having wounded more than just his pride.