Cape buffalo as prey

Title Info
Common name Lion; Buffalo, Cape
Scientific name Panthera leo; Syncerus caffer
Taxonomic group Felidae; Bovidae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Ecosystems Grasslands, savannas
Grasslands and savannas Tropical savanna
Ecological interactions Predation; Scavenging
Organisms Animals
Animals Mammals
Date July 30, 2003
Location Ol Donyo Sambu,Tanzania,Africa

The effects of scavengers, Tanzania. Twenty days before this image was taken, two lions were eating a Cape buffalo at this spot. Twenty days later, this is all that was left of a very large carcass.