A young male lion was travelling with a group of six when they encountered the car caravan. It was 5 a.m. and the pride was just waking up and stretching its legs. The young male in the group stopped to investigate the cars a bit more thouroughly.
The tourists stopped in the middle of the road, while their friends drove ahead and began filming the event. “He started to sniff around the car,” 36-year-old Bronwyn Hattingh recalled. “And then with his lower jaw tried to open Anri’s right passenger door. Twice you could hear the handle opening and closing.”
One theory as to why the lion was so curious about the car is that a few days prior, a different lion had