Two lions and a herd

This is the Episode-II, of the amazing predator-prey interactions that I witnessed during my trip to the wonderful and seemingly endless grassy plains of the Serengeti. You can read my previous post, the Episode-I , here - When elephants crossed paths with the lions at Serengeti The onset of the dry season brings about a lot of changes at the helm of the social structure of most major predators of the grasslands....

March 31, 2015 · 3 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

When elephants crossed paths with the lions at Serengeti

Lions and the Elephants, as all know, are perennial enemies. One constantly getting the better of the other (with probably the lions having a slight edge there). Given a chance, I guess, in most cases, either of them would prefer to avoid crossing paths with the other. However, things tend to be quite different during the dry summer months. Water becomes a very precious commodity and both of these mammals are drawn to whatever few places there are, that are left with water....

December 18, 2013 · 4 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy