An unlikely tale about a lion and a tortoise in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia

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16 January 2020

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A lion entertains itself with a little tortoise. Each time the lion would drift off to sleep the tortoise would attempt a slow getaway, only to be ‘pawed’ back. Later that day guests and guides went back to the scene to see the fate of the little tortoise and were happy to see him in fine condition and lion free.

Photo Credit: Royal guest John Sampson

 

This Lower Zambezi tale has made it across international waters and has been featured in the Daily Mail Online, Caters News, The Daily Star and the Times.

 

Daily  Mail Online:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8065731/Lion-bites-chew-tries-chomp-tortoise-hiding-shell.html

 

Caters news:

http://www.storytrender.com/111788/more-than-you-can-chew-hilarious-photos-show-lion-trying-to-eat-a-tortoise/