Another remarkable video has emerged from the Kruger National Park, this one showing a curious big cat getting a bit too close to some prickly porcupines.
The footage was captured by 28-year-old Donovan Piketh and sent to LatestSightings.com.
“We were following the leopard as it was just walking along when my friend spotted the two porcupines walking towards the leopard,” says Piketh, speaking to the website. “As soon as the leopard saw them it changed into stalking mode and we knew something was going to happen.”
“It was a mixture of over excitement and panic as I was trying to get the camera onto video mode and focus on what was going on.”
Piketh says the feline gave chase to both porcupines, but came off worse for wear.
“The leopard needed to spend a good few minutes to get the quills out of him,” he adds. “Eventually, the leopard gave up trying to get the last of the porcupine’s quills out and walked off into the bush.”
“I think it was very rare and something you will only ever see a leopard do once.”
Watch the video right here: