Battle at Kruger Video

The Battle at Kruger–a battle over a baby calf between a pride of lions, a herd of buffalo, and a crocodile–was witnessed by Jason Schlosberg and David Budzinski in September 2004 at a watering hole near Pretoriuskop Camp, Mpumalanga in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

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“The Battle at Kruger is one of the best nature documentaries I’ve ever seen…. It proves how powerful web videos can be and it’s also a little morality play in and of itself.” – Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News (video)

“[This video] may be the hottest upload in web history that doesn’t include a naked famous person or a politician saying something career-ending.” – Time Magazine (article)

“[My favorite online video is] the one with the water buffalo, lions and a crocodile.” – Chad Hurley, YouTube Co-Creator, at the Webby Awards (video)