African porcupine outwits seven lions


This video from Kruger National Park South Africa says about itself:

10 April 2018

If I told you 7 male lions were after prey, you’d think that the prey is long gone… This porcupine definitely has luck and experience on its side to be able to teach 7 male lions a lesson!

Hennie Bekker (36), Director at Private Kruger Safaris, caught this action on camera. He told Latessightings.com: “We headed out in a South Easterly direction from Lower Sabie and at first there was only general game. We spotted a jackal hanging around close to the vehicle and then suddenly heard a rattling sound. We looked around to see where the sound was coming from and noticed 7 young lions trying to corner a porcupine.

I was very eager to see what was going on as I have spent a lot of time in the Kruger Park and rarely ever encountered a porcupine, so to see the lions interacting with the porcupine was definitely exciting. It was astounding to see how all these lions were unable to get the upper hand on the porcupine, as the porcupine cleverly kept his back towards them at all times. After a few good minutes, the lions gave up as they realised they were not getting anywhere and the game was over! The lions then moved on to drink water and walked off into the darkness and the porcupine lived to see another amazing day in Kruger”.

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