Video: On the Back of a Lioness as She Goes in For the Kill

GoPro footage that takes the predator's point of view. | By NGT Staff  
A lioness surveys the African landscape. Photo courtesy GoPro/YouTube
A lioness surveys the African landscape. Photo courtesy GoPro/YouTube

We’ve all been wowed by videos of powerful predators on a hunt, by the speed and strength with which a big cat takes down a buffalo or deer. But have you ever wondered what the predator sees when it readies for the kill? We found a thrilling video that shows you just that.

Kevin Richardson, popularly known as The Lion Whisperer, strapped a GoPro camera on the back of one of the lionesses in the Welgedacht Private Game Reserve (now home to the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary), South Africa. Watch as the big cat, Meg, launches into a chase when she spots a waterbuck.

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