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Lioness Kills Baboon, Kidnaps Its Baby And Makes It Her Own

These photos were taken by Evan Schiller and his wife Lisa Holzwarth and are a tremendous insight into the plight of animals that collide out in the wild.

These photos were taken by Evan Schiller and his wife Lisa Holzwarth and are a tremendous insight into the plight of animals that collide out in the wild.

Evan and Lisa were driving through northern Botswana’s Selinda region when they chanced upon a big troop of baboons charging through a bush, unaware that  a pair of lionesses were watching nearby.

One baboon doing a runner was caught up to and killed — notice she’s got a baby in her clutches:

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The lioness stalked the baby baboon for a while, knowing it couldn’t really get away:

Incredibly, the lioness didn’t seem to want to harm the baboon. In fact she just prodded him curiously:

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