When we see a picture of a lion, we immediately think about immense power and the threat they pose. The king of the jungle is often brutal and relentless, but what would you say if we told you that they can save a life instead of ending it? That’s exactly what the lioness you see in the pictures below did!
One photographer was recently in Africa taking pictures at lions in their natural habitat. One day, he found himself at the right place at the right time. A lion and lioness were wandering through the jungle with their young when they noticed an injured fox on a road. Just like most of us, even the photographer feared the worst.
The baby fox was obviously terrified, and who wouldn’t be? The lioness approached the poor animal and it had nowhere to go.
According to the photographer, Graham Dyer, the fox was caught between the lion and lioness, having nowhere to run.
The lion was obviously not fond of the fox and tried attacking until the brave lioness roared and stopped him. Instead of killing the poor foxie, the lioness rescued it!
She stayed behind with her young ones to ensure there’s no one that could harm the fox until it gathered the courage to stand up and leave. Nature is truly amazing!
Graham Dyer, the nature photographer, described the entire scene. He said that the poor baby fox was surrounded by the lions and their cubs.
Just when the lion was about to attack the baby fox, the lioness intruded to stop him. Instead of acting as a predator, the lioness went on to rescue the baby fox.
The lioness ensured that no one even touches the baby fox. Eventually, the baby fox ran away to save his life and definitely grateful to the lioness for helping him.