Breaking News US/Australia ll  A wildebeest escapes the jaws of an attacking crocodile

Breaking News US/Australia ll A wildebeest escapes the jaws of an attacking crocodile


A lucky wildebeest narrowly avoided the waiting jaws of a hungry crocodile that was lurking in a river in Kenya Chris Bray, 36-year-old wildlife photographer, was in Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, overlooking the Mara river He was capturing the mass migration of animals from Tanzania to Kenya in September when he captured the incredible sight Lucky wildebeest manages to slip away from a crocodile in Kenya Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%0:00PreviousPlaySkipLIVEMute00:00Current Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:24FullscreenNeed TextVideo Quality576p540p360p270pNo compatible source was found for this video Foreground—WhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyan—OpaqueSemi-OpaqueBackground—WhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyan—OpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindow—WhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyan—OpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyDefaultMonospace SerifProportional SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional Sans-SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDone Many wildebeest traverse the dangerous waters in order to progress on their journey but the rivers are plagued with hungry Nile crocodiles awaiting an easy meal The heart-stopping video shows a crocodile lurking in the murky water The wildebeest approaches the scaly beast as the crocodile slowly opens its mouth and bares its razor-sharp teeth Share this article Share Just before the wildebeest’s neck can be snapped by the hungry crocodile’s gnashers, the animal swerves out of the way As the predator disappears under the water, the wildebeest swims away to safety The video ends with the disgruntled crocodile moving away. Mr Bray said: ‘One huge Nile crocodile has spotted a crossing wildebeest and cruises over to it, bangs into it and makes a lunge for it, but amazingly the wildebeest somehow manages to just pull away enough to escape ‘The crocodile was not really trying hard enough, as it’d already eaten plenty of wildebeest and was full ‘My heart was in my mouth, it’s absolutely life or death for the wildebeest, and pretty dramatic to witness ‘I was totally hoping the wildebeest would escape as I’ve seen way too many eaten ‘Filming as steadily as I could in super slow-motion I knew this was going to be awesome footage as the scene unfolded in front of me, and I was pretty excited to play it back after to check it worked! It did!’

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