While there is an understanding when warm-blooded animals hunt and kill each other, there’s something almost “evil” when a reptile hunts, kills and eats a mammal. We’d like to think, that because we’re both warm-blooded, that humans and other mammals share a common bond and to some extent, that might me true.
But when it comes to reptiles, snakes in particular, there is almost the feeling of revulsion. For centuries, we humans have even seen the snake, as an evil creature, who possesses a mindless hunger, who will kill without mercy anything that crosses it’s path. To most, the snake is the very personification of evil.
So, that’s why the video below, might strike a nerve for some. A mother leopard left it’s cub safely (or so she thought) in a tree, while she went hunting. She never thought that there was another predator, one that might breach her defenses…the African