Crocodiles Catch Cow Then Hippos Steal It!

4-Yan, 2021
2 577 303 Ko‘rishlar soni

At the famous Crook’s Corner, where South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe meet, which was used by criminals in the old days to escape the police, a new “crime” occurred! Crocodiles caught an unaware cow when hippos then came and stole the catch!
This bizarre, but exciting, moment was caught on film by 51-year-old Lean van Biljon, when he was on a day trip to the Kruger Park with his colleagues.
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Lean tells the story:
“We went for a day trip to Kruger National park, visiting Shingwedzi and later Crooks Corner. We were in for a treat, that had multiple phases where one event triggered up opportunities for other predators to join the feast. All the action happened within +/-30 minutes!”

“On arrival, we noticed a herd of cattle walking on the sandbank towards a waterhole right in front of the picnic area where tourists can alight from the vehicle.
Some of the cattle had bells around their necks. The crocodiles reacted immediately to the sound of the bells of the cattle and started swimming towards the first herd.”

“A second herd approached the waterhole, more to the left. As there were a lot of crocodiles showing interest in the cattle, we just knew that something was about to happen! Some of the cattle from the second herd were not comfortable with “something” in the water and opened up some space between them. A late arrival entered the space and within seconds after she started drinking water, a crocodile caught the cow!”

“Many crocodiles joined in and aided the crocodile that caught the cow, to drown it. As if a crocodile hunt wasn’t enough to share with our friends and family, we were in for some more action….”

“Multiple hippos then decided to join in. We did not know what their real interest was in the cow, but they tried to take it away from the crocodiles. In some instances, we thought they were just moving the cow away from the crocodiles. In the process, it looked like they were biting it! We couldn’t say if they were trying to eat the cow or trying to “save” it.”

“Then, while looking at the crocodile’s death roles, crocs swallowing pieces of meat and hippos interfering with the crocodiles, we noticed fish jumping and getting excited, probably eating the scraps. It looked like catfish. A couple of African Fish Eagles then joined the party and made a few practice dives at the fish. Finally, we witnessed at least 3 fish that were caught by the eagles, and we managed to have two on film. This was true Fish Eagle hunting action!”

“At first, we were very relaxed. Once we arrived at the waterhole, we just appreciated nature and the fact that we see Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa at one site, not expecting anything crazy to happen. When the cattle approached, we still did not know what was going to happen. But, our relaxed feeling changed to one of anticipation as soon as the crocodiles reacted to the cattle’s bells. After we saw the crocodile catch one of the cows, we felt surprised and shock! The hippos and the fish eagles were now just the icing on the cake.”

“In Afrikaans, they say: ‘Die een se dood, is die ander se brood’, in nature, for one to live, another has to die. To see each of these interactions on their own would have been rare, but to see all at once within 30 minutes, was once in a lifetime! We are privileged to live in South Africa!”
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  • Voces.ver ideicha erabom guenta fiumando

    Reurisson DuqueReurisson Duque8 soat oldin
  • Who's the idiot farmer that let the cows loose???

    NO_EYES_ON_MENO_EYES_ON_ME15 soat oldin
  • Is hippo is veg?

    Anik VarshneyAnik VarshneyKun oldin
  • A cow farm in the middle of wild life? Is that right? Cows are domestic animals, they can't even wait for attacks like that.

    Leo poldinaLeo poldinaKun oldin
  • Other animals are ok but I hate hippos

    kermit 10kermit 10Kun oldin
  • Right on Q: Here comes the Nosey Hippos, An't got nothing to do with it but gonna put their 2cent in anyway

    Lamar WalkerLamar WalkerKun oldin
  • Why crocodile doesn’t attack hippos?

    The PatriotThe Patriot3 kun oldin
  • Is these wild cows?

    The PatriotThe Patriot3 kun oldin
  • Pesawat✈✈

    Om IkbalOm Ikbal4 kun oldin
  • Hippos and crocs are sworn enemies, was making sure the crocs stay hungry that day. Hippos are not cannibals BTW!

    Can't get rightCan't get right4 kun oldin
  • At the end, an African Fish Eagle caught a fish so 2 animals get a meal the Hippos and the Eagle

    Mark AMark A4 kun oldin
  • Bad neighbours :D

    S AliS Ali4 kun oldin
  • Did is my first time did I see it normal a cow

    Werner WeitzWerner Weitz5 kun oldin
  • pues sebe que es ganado de alguien y pues que poca madre del que dejá que maternal animal

    Victor JacaVictor Jaca5 kun oldin

    Fredi GogoliFredi Gogoli5 kun oldin
  • How the heck these human meal were in a pond full of crocks in first place?

    Frank DFrank D5 kun oldin
  • Thats a indian nightmare

    DrIsmirEgal Prof.DrIsmirEgal Prof.6 kun oldin
  • Where is this?

    bakon Tbakon T6 kun oldin
  • Оператор засыпал, когда снимал это видео?

    tungus siberiatungus siberia7 kun oldin
  • Just came to the comments section to see the wise men point out that a hippo is vegetarian

    Doyou ReallycareDoyou Reallycare8 kun oldin
  • Lol

    Rommy DE DRAVORommy DE DRAVO8 kun oldin
  • The farmers that let their cows drink from a crocodile infested river dumb asf. 😂

    TheLenny655TheLenny6558 kun oldin
  • Other cow's are deciding - Should i file FIR against croc or hippo .

    Pratibha MishraPratibha Mishra8 kun oldin
  • Stop stealing 😂

    Fursan*the knightFursan*the knight8 kun oldin
  • Obviously those cows had no fear of the croc right in front of them

    topgeardeltopgeardel9 kun oldin
  • Cows are sacrificed on purpose for tourists to be able to see and film.

    Antonio RomaoAntonio Romao10 kun oldin
  • Safari

    Marcos SousaMarcos Sousa10 kun oldin
  • This video is phenomenal. It is filled with a lot rare sightings

    The Masked ManiacThe Masked Maniac10 kun oldin
  • By his virgin birth,death on cross n ressurrection on the 3rd day God Jesus saved u frm all sins,hell,satan eternal death,stress etc is good him. C.jesus saves in google.,..

    Zion VasZion Vas10 kun oldin
  • Camera guy meanwhile drooping away into coma in between. Wtf

    Logics GaloreLogics Galore11 kun oldin
  • 🦅: holyyyy shitt..... Ohh FISH I would love some.

    Rick SanchezRick Sanchez11 kun oldin
  • Man crocs swim fast!

    xtine 416xtine 41612 kun oldin
  • Did the hippos eat the cow? If so I DID NOT know hippos ate anything but grass WOWWW

    Dana BurkhartDana Burkhart12 kun oldin
  • And the worst camera operator in the world goes to...

    Media GlitchMedia Glitch13 kun oldin
  • Hippos don't eat meat wtf

    Luke AnthonyLuke Anthony13 kun oldin
    • Probably was hungry

      GaymergamingGaymergaming9 kun oldin
  • Hippo rolled on em like "what's for lunch guys?" 😂

    Jam SFJam SF13 kun oldin
  • I have just discovered your channel. Love it.

    The Farm at 64The Farm at 6414 kun oldin
  • Croc fans will say these crocs are small and hipos big, and if was lolong or gustave, etc .. they would swallow the hipo )), but these hipos arent the biggest either.

    EmiB 1EmiB 114 kun oldin
    • @One Bash Man 😂😂😂 sorry i made u cry ))

      EmiB 1EmiB 111 kun oldin
    • Why are you crying? 😔😔😔

      One Bash ManOne Bash Man11 kun oldin
  • Where was a Shepard?

    Ezekiel MokgatlaEzekiel Mokgatla14 kun oldin
  • Good shot

    جدة - اسواق - رحلات - عروضجدة - اسواق - رحلات - عروض14 kun oldin
  • Crocodiles: stupid hippos! Hippos: stupid crocodiles!

    David OtrubaDavid Otruba14 kun oldin
    • 😁😁

      Crazy IshanCrazy Ishan13 kun oldin
  • How does the herdsman account for the loss of the cow? Or it the loss considered depreciation?

    Dimi DomoDimi Domo14 kun oldin
    • They are wild cows

      GaymergamingGaymergaming9 kun oldin
  • Maybe they should put those bells around the crocs.

    Andre' MillerAndre' Miller14 kun oldin
    • Lol.

      Crazy IshanCrazy Ishan13 kun oldin
  • Hippos eat meat?

    Klay BigginsKlay Biggins14 kun oldin
  • A few questions are why do hippos want a cow. And what the hell did that bird steal was it a piece of meat or a fish?

    Michael GatewoodMichael Gatewood14 kun oldin
    • A piece of meat

      Ezekiel MokgatlaEzekiel Mokgatla14 kun oldin
    • Only the eagle knows

      Robert RivasRobert Rivas14 kun oldin
  • Bruce the Cow is the last to pull up to the watering hole,not realizing the others are cautiously drinking Bruce skipping down without a care in the world: "Hey guys save some for me" Cow's:"Bruce watch out" Crocs:"looks like it's steaks tonight boys" Hippo:"oh no the hell you DID NOT cut up meat in my bath water"

    Flx GldFlx Gld14 kun oldin
    • Bruce was SO late to the watering hole..then as soon as he gets there - BAM!

      66fredo99 la France66fredo99 la France12 kun oldin
    • Fcrvqr/

      Murugan KuppanMurugan Kuppan12 kun oldin
  • The poor cow never stands a chance. They immediately pulled it underwater.

    Sterling RockSterling Rock14 kun oldin
  • I think that hippo was from massai's neighbours 🤣🤣🤣🤣😂

    Ameen Sh mohamoudAmeen Sh mohamoud15 kun oldin

    Animais Selvagens do Pedro TêiaAnimais Selvagens do Pedro Têia15 kun oldin
  • Watch that eagle🦅 that makes its entry at 3:25...

    Crazy IshanCrazy Ishan15 kun oldin
  • My vegetarian friends when their parents aren't around!

    adnankhan89adnankhan8915 kun oldin
    • Lol, but humbly requesting you to avoid's just another topic for you, but for us, our vegetarianism is a principal we are close to.

      Crazy IshanCrazy Ishan15 kun oldin
  • 牛見捨てるの早!んでカバが助けてるわけではなく縄張り守ってるだけ そしてそれを笑いながら見る人間が一番の醜悪

    ken nken n15 kun oldin
  • The king of river is hippo not crocodile.hippo can kill crocs.

    Jeevan Kumar GurungJeevan Kumar Gurung15 kun oldin
    • Yes but the crocs bite can kill a hippo in one chomp

      GaymergamingGaymergaming9 kun oldin
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    Kostya IncredibleKostya Incredible15 kun oldin
  • That's how evolution takes place..

    Anup KumarAnup Kumar15 kun oldin
  • Amazing how much action was captured in just this short clip. Cattle drinking, croc killing, hippo chasing/stealing, and to top it off, an eagle swooping in for that fish. Beautiful

    Tyler WongTyler Wong15 kun oldin
  • Sorry filming

    cj dawncj dawn15 kun oldin
  • 3:38 Surprise fish catch!

    BigBrotherMateykaBigBrotherMateyka15 kun oldin
  • 💔😢

    Юрій СоваЮрій Сова15 kun oldin
  • Filming and laughing about domestic cattle being killed is shameful.

    Luke SimpsonLuke Simpson15 kun oldin
    • Those are wild

      GaymergamingGaymergaming9 kun oldin
  • Why would hippo take the cow yet hippos are 100% vegetarians???

    Steve KaputaSteve Kaputa15 kun oldin
    • Actually id say 90%

      GaymergamingGaymergaming9 kun oldin
  • poor cameraman

    B46B4615 kun oldin
  • 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🧒👎👎👎👎👎👎👎

    Karim QaisKarim Qais16 kun oldin
  • There's always a bigger fish

    Callum TorranceCallum Torrance16 kun oldin
  • Where was my maasai brothers at ?smh

    KbernieSHOWKbernieSHOW16 kun oldin
  • Hippo 🦛 was trying to save the cow 🐄 but it was too late.😢

    EL cousticEL coustic16 kun oldin
  • Fam, could this be Pac rapping?

    Lyrics 2020Lyrics 202016 kun oldin
  • Crocs : Hey you are a herbivore, why bother our meal? Hippo : Shut up, i just wanna know it's a cow or not I don't like clickbait in our videos

    Six Path Ramen GuySix Path Ramen Guy16 kun oldin
  • Use bucket to collect water and never stay long at river/sea side. After incident happened to me when I went for fishing, only entered sea sides twice in 25 years.

    SaveNubaHeritageSaveNubaHeritage16 kun oldin
  • The croc is literally cruising by and they didn't go the other side or just not drink for a minute 🤦‍♂️

    Born SinnerBorn Sinner16 kun oldin
  • REALLY BAD VIDEO!!!! At LEAST SHOW the action!! This is so stupid!!

    Mr McGMr McG16 kun oldin
  • “Heb je dat op video Jelle?” 🇳🇱 represent

    IamJescobarIamJescobar16 kun oldin
  • The crocodile heard a funeral dance meme song when the boss arrived

    Jacob BhattacharjeeJacob Bhattacharjee16 kun oldin
  • Damn

    Nixon EliNixon Eli16 kun oldin
  • I learned something new today...did not know hippos would do that...holy crap!

    Stephen DueckStephen Dueck16 kun oldin

    Wilson RoganiWilson Rogani16 kun oldin
  • What where cows doing in a national park full of wild killers

    Karl MeadowsKarl Meadows16 kun oldin
  • Unfortunately the caw that was caught just arrived. It seems the croc was actually waiting for it.😁😁

    kingsley afangidekingsley afangide16 kun oldin
  • JÁ era seu bobeira creuuuuu

    carlos santoscarlos santos16 kun oldin
  • Nossa que bichos violentos

    Sonia PirisSonia Piris16 kun oldin
  • Sneak attacks...That croc ain't nothing but a COWard.

    superstar2983superstar298316 kun oldin
  • Is it the cowbells ringing probably some poor chaps cattle left to wander.

    Peter RodriguesPeter Rodrigues16 kun oldin
  • My gosh that small body of water was infested with a lot of crocodiles.

    E WE W16 kun oldin
    • Just are right! 😯🐊🐊

      Crazy IshanCrazy Ishan15 kun oldin
  • Waisted my time to see hippo's stealing a cow ...

    O EO E16 kun oldin
  • Watercow eating a cow

    James BrinkmanJames Brinkman16 kun oldin
  • My eagle 🦅 came through and caught a fish 🐟 lol

    Must Watch TvMust Watch Tv16 kun oldin
  • I can see the grief in eyes of other cow😔

    GeneralGeneral16 kun oldin
  • Camera guy sucks..Focus man!

    Abraham LaveAbraham Lave16 kun oldin
  • Crocodiles are scared shitless of Hippos & for good reason too !! 😀

    Derek CroftDerek Croft16 kun oldin
  • Como se ponen ha mirar y no ayudar gente estupida por que no se meten eyos los animales solo tienen sed y aparte se burlan pendejos idiotas

    ALEX FCALEX FC17 kun oldin
  • Must be hard to earn profits by cattle producers in this area.

    lorenzo lohmanlorenzo lohman17 kun oldin
  • DOnt get it. hippos don't eat cows

    UandI USUandI US17 kun oldin
  • Crocs to hippo : we eat go eat your veggies!

    minet dbrogsminet dbrogs17 kun oldin
  • Terrible footage

    Leif SkjoldalLeif Skjoldal17 kun oldin
  • How come the cows they're not look after by they owners, I've fine it hard to believe

    doncorleoneizedoncorleoneize17 kun oldin
  • Description made hippo non vegan

    Amaan KAmaan K17 kun oldin
  • Hippos(herbivore) are so OP that even crocs(carnivore) are afraid of them

    Awekening BroAwekening Bro17 kun oldin
  • All kinds of action going on in this video. Crocs fighting and eating, hippos chasing and fighting crocs, eagles swooping and catching fish, wow!

    TMOD Aka The Master of DisasterTMOD Aka The Master of Disaster17 kun oldin
  • хозяева эти коровы 🐄 куда смотрит

    Е-99 еееЕ-99 еее17 kun oldin
  • اسلام علیکم میں غریب آدمی ہوں پلیز ہو سکے تو میری چینل کو ضرور سبسکرائب کردو اللہ آپ کو سدا سلامت رکھے خوش رکھے،،،،

    Luqman Khan Luqman KhanLuqman Khan Luqman Khan17 kun oldin