Watch | 50 baboons attack leopard on road, traffic halted

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South Africa: The incredible diversity of wildlife often exceeds our imaginations, as a viral video on social media demonstrates.

In a remote area of South Africa, about 50 baboons were captured on camera attacking a leopard, showcasing the unpredictability of nature’s interactions.

The video captured a captivating moment when traffic came to a halt on an isolated road due to this remarkable encounter between predator and prey.

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The video, originally posted by Ricky da Fonseca, was shared on the YouTube channel of Latest Sightings.

At the start of the Video, a leopard was seen leisurely walking along the roadside, presumably on the hunt. In the subsequent scene, a group of baboons can be seen in the middle of the road. The leopard charges towards the baboon group, seemingly underestimating the strength of the collective.

However, it quickly becomes apparent that the leopard has misjudged the situation.

Initially, the baboons appear to retreat, possibly to ensure their safety. Yet, a shift in dynamics occurs as they recognize their collective strength and retaliate against the leopard.

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The baboons change their course and chase the leopard, launching an aggressive attack that showcases their power and speed.

Despite the leopard’s valiant efforts to fend off the baboons, the confrontation ends with the leopard unable to withstand the onslaught.

The road remains blocked as traffic comes to a standstill, with bystanders witnessing the intense encounter.

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The video, shared on August 15, has garnered over 200,000 views on YouTube. Social media users have been intrigued by the unpredictability of wildlife and have shared their amusement and fascination in the comments.

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