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Video: Impala vs. wild dog vs. hippo vs. crocodile at Kruger

EXTRACT FROM THE FOLLOWING THIRD PARTY SOURCE: Latest Sightings

This is a truly gripping sighting caught on film of what started out to be a regular wild dog hunt, but ended up with an action-packed turn of events! 

22 year old student, Robyn Wessels, captured these spectacular scenes at Transport Dam, a place made famous by the viral video named Battle at Kruger, which showed a buffalo being hunted by a pride of lions and a crocodile in the Kruger National Park.

wild-dog-impalaRoby and her husband were first to leave the gate early morning on the 10th of July while staying at Pretoriuskop. According to the Latest Sightings app, Skukuza area is a great place for action sightings so Robyn and her husband headed to Skukuza, bound to see something incredible.

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At Transport Dam, they turned off to have a look what was at the dam. Robyn said: “Another car was already leaving the dam and we thought that we might just be wasting our time, but nevertheless, we went on in.”

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Robyn continued, “As we arrived, there were no animals to be seen anywhere. I even checked with the binoculars for any sighting of animals, but it was very quiet. Just as we were about to leave, my husband yelled out: ‘Look!! Here comes an impala and wild dogs are chasing it!!’ I quickly grabbed my camera and began to shoot the video. We were the only car for several minutes. By the time other cars started arriving, they had already missed a lot of the action.

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“We were so shocked, I was shaking while busy taking the video! We could not believe our eyes!
Although it was an amazing sighting we felt sorry for the poor impala.

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“Towards the end we thought the impala drowned. We only realised later when watching the video on my laptop that a crocodile grabbed the impala and rolled it. As if there was not enough action taking place already!”

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Robyn concluded: “This was definitely a once in a lifetime 10/10 sighting.”



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