Buffalo miraculously escapes lions trying to kill it after the big cats end up fighting among themselves. Watch

Updated on Jan 24, 2023 01:20 PM IST

The video of a buffalo escaping lions trying to kill eat has gone viral online.

The image shows a few lions getting ready to eat a buffalo. (YouTube/@Latest Sightings)
The image shows a few lions getting ready to eat a buffalo. (YouTube/@Latest Sightings)
ByTrisha Sengupta

A video of a buffalo miraculously escaping the clutches of a pride of lions has left people stunned. The video shows how the animal took advantage of a commotion between the big cats to escape the dangerous situation. Chances are, the video will leave you stunned.

The clip is posted on a Twitter handle called Weird and Terrifying. “Lions fight while eating a water buffalo, then it casually walks off,” they wrote while posting the clip.

The video is not new and was originally posted back in 2016 on the YouTube channel Latest Sightings. The YouTube video is a longer version that shows a pride of lions chasing a group of buffalo and catching one. However, when another lioness tries taking a share of the pride’s prey, they start fighting. And, in the confusion the buffalo gets up and runs away. The caption of the YouTube video also mentions that the incident took place in South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park.

Take a look at the video shared on Twitter:

The video was shared a few days ago. Since being posted, the clip has gone viral and has accumulated over 7.5 million views. Additionally, the clip has also received tons of likes and comments.

Here’s how Twitter users reacted:

“Always keep your eye on the prize,” posted a Twitter user. “Always know when to exit,” shared another. “Scary,” expressed a third. “Literally snatching victory from the jaws of defeat,” commented a fourth. “That’s what happens when you don’t stay focused,” wrote a fifth. What are your thoughts on the video?

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