When cornered, the bat-eared fox suddenly turned its head to counterattack the leopard. And the unexpected happened, before the fierceness of the small opponent, the predator cupped his tail and ran away.
The clouded leopard thought it would get this delicious lunch while chasing the bat-eared fox in the grasslands of Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya. The sight of a clouded leopard hunting a bat-eared fox was captured by photographer Jorge Alescano, 42, from Spain.
When cornered, the bat-eared fox suddenly turned its head to counterattack the leopard.
The clouded leopard was startled when the small prey turned to attack it. The bat-eared fox ferociously rushes at the predator.
Faced with the fierceness and ferocity of the bat-eared fox, the leopard was forced to quickly run away.
The clouded leopard ran away with a small bat-eared fox chasing behind.
With outstanding speed, leopards easily create distance with their prey.