During Sunday’s episode of Planet Earth II, a tough giraffe unexpectedly defeated a pride of hungry lions. David Attenborough narrated the heart-pounding scene.

“The giraffe has the speed and stamina to outrun the pride,” Attenborough said. “But it’s being chased into a trap.”

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To everyone’s surprise, the “trap” would only lead one female lioness into a state of remorse.

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“Up ahead, the lead female waits,” Attenborough continued.

Watch what happens when a pride of lions decided to hunt the giraffe of their nightmares.

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Lauren is an Associate Content Editor at RARE. During her years at Bloomsburg University, she delved into modern media by creating a fashion column titled “Dear Bloom,” which ultimately became a YouTube series. Shortly after graduating, Lauren packed her bags and flew to Tokyo to explore the city’s culture and, ...Read more
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