Tourists capture footage of mother giraffe protecting calf from pride of lions Add to ...


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Australian tourists Bill and Barbara Westbrook were on their seventh trip to the Kicheche Bush Camp in Kenya and might not have expected anything they hadn’t seen before. The couple said, however, that the encounter in this video between a mother giraffe and a pride of lions is the most incredible they’ve seen. The video shows a mother giraffe sharply raising its legs and slamming them down to scare the lions away from its child.

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