Video: Gemsbok Mom Fights Off Cheetahs

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May 12, 2006—You might think it's embarrassing for Mom to rescue you from the schoolyard bully. But for a gemsbok calf, maternal intervention can be a matter of life and death.

See one of these baby antelope pulled from an adolescent cheetah's strangling grip, and learn why the young cat's mother also got a lucky break during the encounter.

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