The leopard may be the most elusive animal out of the Big Five in Africa. That’s why this footage is so incredible.
Tourists at Kruger National Park in South Africa hit the jackpot when they spotted a leopard hunting a monkey.
It starts out with a game of cat and mouse (monkey) as the leopard and monkey are in opposing trees. As soon as the leopard jumps to the ground and goes to the other tree, the monkey jumps to the opposite one from the branches.
That’s when the big cat decides to wait for the right moment. As soon as it sees an opening it jumps from one tree to the other.
At this point, the monkey had to be realizing things weren’t looking good. After a quick setup, it sprints along the branches and leaps to catch the monkey at the top of the tree.