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lioness chasing a wildebeest
May 26, 2014

On the Hunt

"It was an early morning on Great Plains of the Serengeti," writes Your Shot community member Greg du Toit, who took this photo. "This baby wildebeest, only a day old, had gotten separated from its mother during the night. The lioness, spotting the baby wandering across the plains, ran after it with composure and grace. The young little wildebeest was dwarfed in comparison and had nowhere to hide on the vast plains."

Du Toit’s photo recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Greg du Toit, National Geographic Your Shot

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