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Recently we had a very interesting, rainy afternoon filled with big cats and a warthog. Nearing the end of the afternoon game drive in the Kruger National ParkOutlook Safaris guide, FJ, and his guests spotted two leopards next to the road. 

© FJ Mammes

© FJ Mammes

They initially thought it to be a mother and cub but later realised it was a mating pair. As they where admiring these magnificent animals (which they had all to themselves) a guest sitting in the back of the vehicle suddenly noticed three lions behind the vehicle.

© FJ Mammes

These three youngsters were systematically checking the drainage pipes next to the road for a snack. As the leopards disappeared into the foliage, FJ, followed the lions.

There was a sudden spout of activity as an unsuspecting warthog flew out of a pipe, quickly pursued by the three musketeers. He did not get very far and it took the lions about 15 minutes to kill him as he put up a brave fight.

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The ruckus actually brought the leopards back, whom where very curios and watched the spectacle from about 30 metres away.

© FJ Mammes

© FJ Mammes

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