A lioness apparently too scared to take down a fully-grown buffalo was shown exactly how to do it seconds later by a lion.
The incredible footage taken at the Tangariwe National Park in Tanzania begins with the lioness approaching the buffalo.
But when it starts charging towards her, she darts away.
A lion is watching the scene unfold as the lioness starts chasing after the buffalo once again – only to give up within seconds.
The male then steps in and decides to take on the huge beast on his own.
He leaps onto its back and digs its teeth into its spine, eventually dragging it to the floor.
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As the buffalo tries to escape, the lion then leaps onto its body and clamps down on its neck to sap its remaining life out of it.
It ends with another two big cats approaching the duo to feast on their almost motionless prey.
The clip was taken by Tarylin Safaris and posted to YouTube by Maasai Sightings on February 14.
Viewers soon flooded the comments section, with one joking: “The lion mansplained it to the lioness.”
Another wrote: “This is an expert take-down of a cape buffalo by a lion – not many lions could pull this off by themselves.”
While a third added: “Lion 1: ‘This is how to hunt a buffalo’.”
It is not the first time a lion has come to the rescue of his female counterpart.
Back in December, footage showed a lioness being chased off by a pack of hyenas over a meal only to be saved by a lion.
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