Geese Brutally Attack Baboon Eating Their Eggs

Geese are reknowned for their defensive nature, but it seems they were no match for this tough baboon on a mission.

Colin Pretorius was sitting in his Ngwenya lodge office in front of the Crocodile River (border of Kruger National Park), when he noticed that the geese were sounding unsettled.

“This was his second attempt at trying to get to the nest. The attempt paid off because he must have just decided that this time round he wasn’t going to be deterred, ” he told Kruger Sightings.

“It was an awesome sighting to see,” said Prestorius about the interaction.

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