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Lion Steals Camera (video)

By Erin La Rosa, ecorazzi

The idea of getting up close and personal with a lion in their natural habitat may seem impossible unless you’re on safari, but this video gets you closer than you could imagine!

Two photographers were in South Africa shooting photos for an upcoming book when they had a unique encounter with a female lion.

The video starts out, “While shooting photographs for our book on lions, we set up our GoPro camera on the fence line at Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve to film three patrolling lionesses.”

When they left the camera, a lion approached and not only began to lick it, almost as if caring for it, but also put it in her mouth and took it with her.

The footage seems to reveal what it must be like for lion cubs to be cared for by their mothers, being groomed and carried around in their mouths.

Once the camera is dropped the photographers— Roger and Pat de la Harpe— returned to retrieve it.

Watch the video below for this incredible footage!

(Via Huffington Post)

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Ecorazzi has been providing the latest in green gossip since August 2006. The environment is serious stuff. The same goes for animal rights and humanitarian issues. But that doesn't mean that it needs to be complex and boring! Ecorazzi takes the latest in celebrity gossip and entertainment news and filters out all of the fluff. What's left are fun and interesting stories that you want to hear about, without the guilt.

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4:58AM PDT on Jul 17, 2013

great video,thank you for sharing 17/7

5:48PM PST on Nov 27, 2012

Great video!

5:47PM PST on Nov 27, 2012

Great video!

9:54AM PDT on Jun 29, 2012

cool

11:14PM PDT on Apr 28, 2012

pretty amazing

1:02PM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Interesting, but then again all cats are curious.

1:14PM PDT on Apr 6, 2012

very cool, thank you

2:48PM PST on Mar 5, 2012

great pictures

7:37PM PST on Dec 17, 2011

neat

5:53PM PDT on Oct 19, 2011

wow

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