Biting Back!

Good morning.
We are heading back to the bush after a resupply in Maun. Sightings have been great and the winter is gone. Things are heating up and getting very dry. My favourite time of the year, hot, sweaty and in November the beautiful dramatic skylines appear with amazing sunsets.
We share with you today an image I took last week of a mongoose that did not give up easily. It gave this young lion a very uncomfortable bite on the nose. Although the 2 lions did kill 2 mongoose, this particular one made it after the lion dropped it and ran back into an old aardvark hole.
This was only the second time I have ever seen this behaviour. They do not eat the mongoose, it is all about the chase for the lions.

We have 2 more spaces left on our October Safari in the Savuti/Khwai. Interested?
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