Who would win in a fight between a group of lions, a herd of elephants, and a pair of black rhinoceroses? The answer may surprise you.
Recently, a SafariLIVE crew happened upon just such a scene while filming in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Their cameras zoomed in on young lions that had started sniffing around a couple of adult black rhinos guarding a calf.
It didn’t take long for the rhinos to detect the threat and the larger of the two, a bull, charged at the cats to run them off. Then from somewhere offscreen trumpeting can be heard as a wall of five adult elephants arrives on the scene.
Seemingly realizing they’re outmatched, the lions retreat