There is a lesson in here about common purpose, maybe even one about democratic action as opposed to a rigid patriarchy (though I confess, I don’t know that
water cape buffalo don’t also have a rigid patriarchy).
In any case, the large, gentle creatures beat out two competing, sharp-toothed predators, to save a calf. Parents uniting can do great things.
Amazing video, really:
Tip of the old scrub brush to Telic Thoughts — the most thoughtful post they’ve had there in some time.