Things looked pretty bleak for a young buffalo calf singled out by a pack of hungry lions in northwest Tanzania, but thanks to a little help from his friends, the lion attack was thwarted.
At first, a defiant adult buffalo did its best to shield the young calf from the lions and fought off the predators as long as it could. But after one lion grabbed the calf, the cavalry came to the rescue.
Amateur photographer Andreas Häntzschel, 39, of Aachen, Germany, was on the safari when the lion attack unfolded. He snapped photos and videotaped the scene:
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