Watch how this brave Baby Elephant Hercules defended himself against the vicious attack of group of 14 lions at Norman Carr Safaris Chinzombo Camp in Zambia
As a kid you must have heard of numerous stories about those ant and elephant stories wherein the ant wins against the elephant with the morale that size doesn't matter in order to accomplish something. So here we are with an incredible wildlife story of a baby elephant who got separated from it's heard near the Norman Carr Safaris Chinzombo Camp in Zambia and found himself in a life threatening position surrounded by a vicious group of 14 lionesses at the Luangwe Park in Zambia. Meanwhile passing by tourists consisting of a team of journalists, TV personalities and their safari guide witnessed and captured the whole incident as they were worried that they might have to witness the killing of the baby elephant as it was an unfair showdown between 1 baby elephant vs 14 vicious lionesses.
Pride of lions try to take down an Elephant herd
The lionesses attacked the little elephant from behind trying to take down it's legs, at one point 4 of them were riding on the poor elephant hooking their sharp claws on to its thick skin but the baby elephant although a baby decided to fight back as it frantically started shaking them off one by one by kicking and charging at them and finally running into the nearby ravine to take shelter in the waters which fended of the lions a bit as the baby elephant often charged at them to scare them away and the splashing water and the vibrating ground certainly helped fend off the lionesses.