After spending the last 3 years working with this pride of lions it was a sad day for me to witness the end of an era. Caught out by the cruelty of time this aging lioness could not escape her fate. Her agility and failing eyesight getting the better of her in the end. She fought valiantly up to the end trying desperately to partake in the hunt for the sake of a pride of lions that were desperate for their next meal. Although she did get up after this buffalo mauled her she unfortunately died a few days later as a result of her injuries. Not always easy being a wildlife photographer.