lion-zebraThis lion was left to rue the day he ever crossed this particular zebra – after it escaped his deathly jaws and delivered a painful kick to the face for good measure. The image was captured from a safari jeep in Ngorongoro Conservation area, Tanzania, by Thomas Whetten, from Tucson, USA.

He runs photographic tours in Africa, and says: “It was spectacular – even better than you see at the movies. Its very rare for a zebra to get away without being mauled at all.” Picture: TOM WHETTEN