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Amazing: Leopard Rockets Up a Tree to Catch Owls

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Amazing: Leopard Rockets Up a Tree to Catch Owls

Short | 01:31

Thirty feet up in a tree, a group of owls are not expecting this four-legged predator to come calling. The lesson here: Never underestimate a leopard's speed and agility.

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It's known as the coliseum of the wild: Savute. It's a small tract of land in the corner of Africa's vast desert, where three hunting zones meet at a dead end swamp surrounded by dense, thorny desert. Here, big cats meet big prey in the harshest of landscapes, and success depends on how well the predators adapt to the tough environment around them. Enter the warzone and watch as lions battle nomads to protect their territory, hyenas scavenge for easy meals, and a wily leopard quietly profits in the shadows.

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