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Leopard Vs Crocodile.
July 18, 2008 8:48 PM   Subscribe

Pictures (and a video) of a leopard attacking and killing a crocodile.
posted by Effigy2000 (31 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

 
The video is of "a confrontation between a herd of Cape Buffalo, a small pride of lions, and a pair of crocodiles", not the leopard and the croc.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 8:52 PM on July 18, 2008


Daily Mail alert.

Hitler Diaries at 11:00

Sorry - I'll believe it when I see it in a legitimate check-out aisle tabloid.
posted by Nick Verstayne at 8:57 PM on July 18, 2008


"These are the incredible pictures which show the first ever leopard attack on a crocodile caught on film."

Fixed that for them.
posted by zardoz at 9:02 PM on July 18, 2008


Don't forget this one: Hippo rescues impala from croc and attempts mouth to mouth (for reals!)
posted by symbioid at 9:07 PM on July 18, 2008


Oh damn, the volume is loud on that, be careful!
posted by symbioid at 9:07 PM on July 18, 2008


that's so kickass.
posted by facetious at 9:08 PM on July 18, 2008


I wish that leopard would jump across the page and attack and kill those celebrities.
posted by Burhanistan at 9:11 PM on July 18, 2008 [2 favorites]


No, zardoz. I've been watching everything for a very long time and I can assure you that this is the first ever leopard attack on a crocodile.
posted by dobbs at 9:12 PM on July 18, 2008 [4 favorites]


As a fellow mammal, I approve of the efforts of my comrades against the greater reptile foe, and am saddened at the loss of our ally the impala.
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim at 9:16 PM on July 18, 2008 [2 favorites]


symbioid, you broke the law.
posted by MrMoonPie at 9:49 PM on July 18, 2008


Oh crap! My apologies.

"Let it be known henceforth that the hippo is actually the most dangerous animal in all of Africa, verily, even greater than the so called "King of the Jungle", that big pussycat himself, the Lion."

Please let that retroactively apply to my previous statement and accept my most sincere apologies.
posted by symbioid at 10:16 PM on July 18, 2008


The successful male lion is indeed worthy of the title King: he sleeps, eats, lays around, and gets laid, while others do all the work and endure all the hardship.
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim at 10:29 PM on July 18, 2008 [1 favorite]


I don't see the video. In case I'm not missing the obvious as I usually do, here's the link on Youtube (really just a fast slide show, but it puts it all together).
posted by eye of newt at 10:36 PM on July 18, 2008


Croc mofos - don`t fuck with the sharks, alright?
posted by strawberryviagra at 1:23 AM on July 19, 2008


Why do I suspect that this only took place due to habitat disruption and the leopard having difficulty finding enough of its traditional prey.
posted by BrotherCaine at 1:24 AM on July 19, 2008


I suspect Zeeba neighbor paid off the leopard.
posted by Wolfdog at 5:16 AM on July 19, 2008 [2 favorites]


The video seems to be cattle beating up lions. The stills come from a different event. (both are spiffy)
posted by fantabulous timewaster at 6:15 AM on July 19, 2008


when illiteracy attacks, argh
posted by fantabulous timewaster at 6:17 AM on July 19, 2008


Hippo vs croc, croc vs baboon, anaconda vs croc...fuck there goes the whole day.
posted by jimmythefish at 7:36 AM on July 19, 2008


Great pix, Effigy2000 - thanks.

The crocs in Kruger are coming under hard times lately, more than 50 have been found dead - it's a big mystery. But toxins, not leopards, are suspected.
posted by madamjujujive at 7:51 AM on July 19, 2008


Show me a video with a senior citizen choking the bejezus out of a croc and I'll be really shocked. Why, heck...I'd even settle for a member of Congress.
posted by doctorschlock at 7:57 AM on July 19, 2008


Whoa, rear naked kitty choke -- feline JJ FTW!
posted by LordSludge at 9:09 AM on July 19, 2008


Boo. I'm so tired of the trend of this kind of crap. The video isn't the same event as the photos. Damn tabloids. The internet sucking more and more - fakes, lies and misleading "facts".
posted by tomplus2 at 10:07 AM on July 19, 2008


Are you new here?
posted by Cyrano at 10:21 AM on July 19, 2008


Fucking mammals think they're better than everyone. Well, they're not!
posted by brundlefly at 10:32 AM on July 19, 2008


I want to see a thousand tarantulas against a great white shark vs. a platoon of Grace Jones cyborgs battling a Raven Light 'Mech. Now that would really be something. Failing that, here's Rick Astley singing "Never Gonna Give You Up".
posted by Meatbomb at 11:01 AM on July 19, 2008


When Teshes Attack.
posted by stavrogin at 11:50 AM on July 19, 2008


Shark vs. octopus. tia (until someone posts shark vs. polar bear)
posted by acro at 12:18 PM on July 19, 2008


I saw a feral kitten attack and eat a little lizard in Greece once. Pretty much the same drill, just not to scale.
posted by dontoine at 1:23 PM on July 19, 2008


You know what I'm amazed by? That the Buffalo returned en masse and rescued their young (still alive) from the lions at the end of the video. Totally nuts.
posted by arnicae at 7:24 PM on July 19, 2008


You know what I'm amazed by? That the Buffalo returned en masse...

They showed up like the Ducky Boys.
posted by stifford at 7:43 PM on July 19, 2008


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