She approaches – sizing up her competition.
With her ears dropped back and her tail waving side to side, she charges at the crocodile.
They go back and forth a bit…
And with his mouth open, the crocodile tries to scare the lioness, but she stands her ground.
She retaliates by sinking her teeth into the crocodile’s nose.
The crocodile tries to break free by spinning around but ultimately is forced to give in.
This 200-250kg lioness then pulls the hefty hippo carcass fully out of the water and into the bush.