By Joe McFarlane
After managing to escape the clutches of a hungry group of cheetahs, an unfortunate antelope was then taken down by a ravenous pack of hyenas.
Dmitry Kedrov, who travelled from Saratov, Russian Federation, all the way to the Masai Mara Safari Park in Kenya in March 2019, got an up close and personal look at an unfortunate antelope being eaten alive twice.
The 56-year-old doctor witnessed five hungry cheetahs who managed to catch their prey before proceeding to eat it alive.
However, before the group could fill their stomachs, a pack of cheeky hyenas tried their luck by aggressively chasing away the cheetahs in order to claim the meal as their own.
Seeing a glimpse of hope, the antelope, with organs flooding out of its body, attempted to escape before being claimed as dinner for a second time.
But unfortunately for the weakened antelope, the hyenas prevented its escape by tackling their food to the floor.
Within seconds the pack was tearing away at the tender flesh.
Dmitry said: “All those present watched with interest and marvelling at the life force of the Antelope.
“I understood that we became involuntary witnesses of the struggle for survival, the so-called, “circle of life.”