In what can be described as an extraordinary take-down, a hungry lioness intercepts an antelope in mid-air to capture it. The incident that took place in a game reserve in South Africa was captured on camera.
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A lioness leaps in mid-air to intercept the jumping antelope in a game reserve in South Africa
The footage shows a pair of lionesses ambushing two blesbok antelopes on top of a ridge. The frightened bleshoks attempt to escape by leaping from ridge, while one manages to get away, the other antelope is intercepted mid-flight by a lioness as both predator and prey hit the ground hard.
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The lioness with the help of its companion holds on to the antelope and later devoured it.