Maasai Mara: Lion grabs camera and shoots wild selfie

Maasai Mara: Lion grabs camera and shoots wild selfie

In the wilds of Maasai Mara National Park in Narok County, a lioness has become an unexpected star of the internet.

The adventurous lioness has made headlines for snatching a wildlife photographer’s camera.

The lioness took a selfie video, joining the ranks of animals known for their camera heists.

The lioness is Maasai Mara
Lion in Maasai Mara goes viral after snatching camera & shooting wild selfie video

Ahmed’s plan

Ahmed Galal, a tourist and wildlife photographer from the United Arab Emirates set up his camera.

Hoping the lioness would take the bait, like clockwork, it worked like a charm.

Justifiably excited, Galal shared his exhilarating experience at Maasai Mara with the world.

Posting a 48-second video that has gone viral.

The lioness filmed herself booking it through a national reserve in Kenya.

Lioness went viral

The video featured an up-close view of the lioness’s nose, with her two prominent canines clearly visible.

It was an astonishingly intimate moment captured by the camera.

Galal couldn’t help but worry about the fate of his camera equipment.

He didn’t want to lose his camera worse still if it got damaged.

The camera still functioned after she dropped it.

Nevertheless, the lion dropped the camera. To his relief, with only a few scratches.

“I’ll admit that I was worried about getting the camera back, we managed to chase after the lioness,”

He added:

“She dropped the camera. Although it had a few scratches, the GoPro still functioned.”

Famous lioness

Consequently, the video clip circulating the internet showcased the lioness’s daring act.

she skillfully snatched the GoPro camera, attached to a stick, using her mouth.

New toy

Furthermore, she made off with her newfound toy, with the entire thrilling episode caught on camera.

Markedly, the lioness has etched her name into the annals of wild animals.

She definitely has a penchant for stealing cameras to capture their own selfies.

Certainly, her audacious act serves as a captivating reminder of the unpredictable and awe-inspiring wonders of the natural world.

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