BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 10484

Lions hunt an elephant

Lions hunt an elephant
Key Info
  • Lions hunt an elephant
  • Duration: 01:47
  • Using infrared cameras, a nocturnal hunt is seen in which a pride of female lions successfully hunt and kill an elephant. They are seen feeding on the carcass. This clip was first created on the Planet Earth website: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Environment - Habitat

  • Keywords: lion, elephant, hunt, hunting, hunter, predator, prey, predation, adaptation
Ideas for use in class
  • To illustrate predatory adaptations and strategies.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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