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Staring down lions in Kruger National Park
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Staring down lions in Kruger National Park

Contrary to popular belief lions are not that fast. Consequently they often hunt their prey by laying low in the bush, waiting patiently and creeping closer to their target. Zebras will stand in a line and stare right at the lions to ensure they don't get closer. The lions simply wait and hope the zebras will "forget" they are there. If the zebras do, and turn away from the lions, the lions pounce. Game over.

TAGS: Kruger, South Africa

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 24, 2015, 2:17 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/250
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO400
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