Lion pounces on antelope and takes it down just feet away from stunned tourists in cars
| Amelia Wynne For Mailonline
8/7/2019 11:42 AM EST
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This is the heart-stopping moment a group of tourists on safari following a male lion witness it attack an antelope in the middle of the road.
The safari group had been following the lion for 3 kilometres when the unexpected confrontation happened at the Kruger National Park, northeastern South Africa.
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Once it spots its prey the lion breaks into a confident jog before the two beasts tussle in the road in front of their spectators.
The lion manages to pull the powerful male antelope to the ground, just off the road, where it lays struggling and kicking for a few moments before it dies.
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The 4x4 was driving on the tar road from Skukuza camp to the Lower Sabie camp in the national park when the male lion was spotted by rangers.
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