“It’s a miracle,” an observer can be heard saying in the video below as the calf stands in Kenya’s Masai Mara.
According to the latest sightings, in footage shot by Don Heineke and Rustam Framzy, the calf was only a few minutes old when a lion began chasing the mother and child for several miles. The protective mother accidentally bumped the calf into a ravine, and the hunter pounced. He clung to the child’s neck and dragged his body.
As soon as the lion left him at the water’s edge, the young giraffe’s life was over. Mother came forward again and again to drive away the determined hunter.
“At this point, we thought the calf was 100% dead,” Heineke told the latest Sightings. To everyone’s surprise, he stood up, but not for long, as the calf was looking for safety in the river where it had slept exhausted. , drowned.”
Lions focus their giraffe attacks on the sick and young, Ranger by planet, According to the website, about 3 in 4 giraffes fail to mature due to attacks by lions and other predators.
This giraffe fought hard to be an exception, but it had already suffered a lot more injuries than the lion.