The ultimate stand-off: Three men risk their lives to steal dead wildebeest from 15 bloodthirsty lions
04:53, 10 July 2012
04:56, 10 July 2012
For most people, bumping into a pack of 15 bloodthirsty lions tucking into a fresh kill would be enough to make you turn around and run like you’ve never ran before.
But, as these images show, for humans searching for a meal in the harsh terrains of Africa, it is an opportunity to feast.
Incredibly, tribespeople in Africa are now regularly stealing food from packs of lions, as these three hungry men demonstrate.
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On the hunt: Tribespeople in Africa are now regularly stealing food from packs of lions as a way to provide their families with substantial meals
Skilled: The trio begin their search for food by looking for the tracks of a lion pride hunting
Scary: Eventually, the men find a pack of 15 bloodthirsty lions tucking into a dead wildebeest
Their hunt for dinner begins by finding the tracks of a lion pride on the hunt for food.
The oldest member of the group – at 65 – leads the way, and it’s not long before they come across the signs of a fresh kill.
In images which would otherwise terrify most of us, the trio soon stumble across 15 lions tearing into a dead wildebeest.
Their huge teeth can be seen dripping with the blood of their kill.
Category: Africa News