Watch: Mom comes to lion cub’s rescue

Surrounded by hyenas, a cub called out to its mother who sacrificed her meal to protect her kid.

Have a meal or save your child? This is the choice a lioness was forced to make when a cackle of hyenas surrounded her cub.

The cub was unable to join the other lions in its pride in a tree, where they were enjoying a meal, and found itself vulnerable to hyenas that had gathered.

The video was taken by Benji Solms, a guide from Serondella Safari Lodge in the Greater Kruger Park, who shared it with

Here’s what happened:

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