Amazing moment brace impalas gather to scare a lion

By Jamie Smith

A herd of brave impalas have gathered together to scare a lion in these incredible pictures.

The stunning images, which show the red lechwe herd uniting in an apparent attempt to scare the lion, were taken in Duba Plains, Botswana.

Pic by Jennifer Sarre/Caters News

Jennifer Sarre, a photographer from Perth, Australia, was enjoying a safari last month when she captured the moment.

The pictures which show the herd trying to intimidate and shoo away the hungry male lion went viral on social media with more than 5,000 likes.

Pic by Jennifer Sarre/Caters News

Jennifer said: “The dominant male was approaching us while being followed by a large herd of red lechwe.

“They were doing their best to let him know that he had been seen.

Pic by Jennifer Sarre/Caters News

“I love these photographs as it is a complete role reversal and is so unusual to see – it was early morning and the light was beautiful.”