This baby rhinoceros at the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area was about to be mauled by a pride of hungry lions that were on a hunting mission. They spotted a calf with the mother rhinoceros at they started to chase the baby rhino.
After a brief attempt to try and rescue the calf, the mother ran away for safety after being overpowered.
Now, this is where the story gets even more interesting, the tour guides nearby formed a barricade to protect the baby rhino. Bearing in mind that it is not allowed to do off-roading in the National parks, the driver guides made an exception by breaking the precious rules in a bid to rescue the life of this precious and endangered black rhino.They chased away some of the lions that were not ready to give up on their meal while they were waiting for the Park Rangers.
This incident happened at the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area in Northern Tanzania.
Watch the video of the Lion attack here and the heroic save by the tour guides and tourists.