A heron makes a deadly mistake by wandering into the lion enclosure at Artis Zoo in Amsterdam.
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A fascinating scene played out in the Artis Zoo in Amsterdam. This heron most likely flew into the lion enclosure for a drink. Herons are ubiquitous in Amsterdam. Although this lion was raised in captivity, experts say hunting is instinctual and intrinsically in its DNA. The heron didn’t stand a chance against this sneaky lion.

Read more in “Why This Zoo Lion Killed a Lost Water Bird”

Lion Pounces on Unsuspecting Heron at an Amsterdam Zoo | Nat Geo Wild

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