Epic Wildlife Battles: Gangs of Hippos and Crocs Square Off

zambia-3-elite-daily1Wildlife photographer Marc Mol was on a helicopter ride over Zambia’s South Luagwa National Park when more than 100 crocodiles proceeded to feast on a dead hippopotamus, driving away a herd of hippos mourning their fallen friend.

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According to the UK Metro, Mol wrote on his blog that the hippo most likely died from anthrax.

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The enormous dead creature attracted the army of crocodiles looking to get a piece of the hippo and the rest of the animals, who had to postpone the funeral to flee for their lives.

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