Interspecies Conflict/Deadly Encounters

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What do you mean by lions not being able to kill large animals without a large pride? I have witnessed on many occasions, a lioness take on an adult cape buffalo alone. I have watched two adult male lions take down a male giraffe. Lions are better hunters against larger animals than any other cat. I have also witnessed two male lion killing a large hippo. They don't pounce on a hippo. Dangerous business. one diverts the hippo while the other bites the spinal cord consecutively.  

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Daniel Moellic


I can answer a variety of questions on interspecies conflict including hypothetical questions. I can go into detail if necessary. I would also like to mention that I prefer questions on reptiles vs mammals or reptiles in general however my best topic is theropod dinosaurs. I have a good understanding of the physiology of most species but cannot answer questions on things such as bite force as statistics on these vary a lot.


I have studied animals both living and extinct since I was a child and was particularly fascinated by theropods and big cats. I am famous at college for knowing everything about various animals and how they behave.

I have an A* in biology (GCSE level)

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