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Herbivores Outwit Carnivores (video)

In this clip from the BBC/Discovery Life series you’ll see stunning footage of supposedly helpless herbivores beat the carnivores who are hunting for dinner.

Sometimes numbers bring safety. Sometimes powerful hind legs enable animals like the North American Pronghorn to outrun any predator. Sometimes horns do the trick. Sometimes they just out-maneuver their enemies. Watch the shots of zebras, gazelles, and buffalo being pursued by cheetahs, lions, and even baboons and coming out the winners.

Photo credit: Just a Prairie Boy

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3:04AM PDT on Apr 4, 2013

Great!

10:42AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

Thanks for sharing

5:36PM PDT on Aug 15, 2012

Thanks for this great post.

7:13PM PDT on Aug 14, 2012

wow

1:52AM PDT on May 20, 2012

thank you

12:04PM PDT on Aug 1, 2011

Wov what a video. i love all Sir David Attenborough's documentary. he has taught the world so much. Bless him.

3:14PM PST on Feb 7, 2011

Thanks for this interesting article and video. Wow those buffalo can make a stand! This is nature in it's purest form.

5:20PM PST on Jan 28, 2011

Thanks for the info.

12:44PM PST on Jan 10, 2011

thanks for sharing..nice to see the 'underdog' win once in a while :o) though I know and understand they all have to eat.

11:31AM PST on Dec 14, 2010

Interesting and enlightening. Thanks.

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