Lions casually eat meal surrounded by nine hungry crocodiles in amazing footage

An incredible video has captured two lions sharing a fresh meal with nine crocodiles.

The rare scene was filmed on the banks of the Sabie River in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

In the clip, filmed from only metres away, two lions are seen sprawled on the ground as they enjoy their latest meal.

Surrounding them is nine massive crocodiles casually enjoying the same meal.

One croc is seen approaching the group from behind.

In the far right-hand corner, an ostrich is spotted observing the scene.

But instead of trying to snatch the lion's meal, the croc's appear to be happily sharing it as one can be seen forcing a leg down its throat.

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After a while, the reptiles casually walk away as the lions carry on feasting.

The clip was uploaded to YouTube on Monday and has generated some 23,000 views.

One person said: "It's crazy how crocodile respect lions on the land. In the water, they just go for them."

A second added: This is very rare to see a herd of crocs and a couple of lions eating in harmony."

While a third said the lions' calm nature is simply "unbelievable".

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Another viewer described the video as an "absolutely extraordinary interaction".

The Kruger National Park is often housing shocking scenes.

Yesterday, a brave lion attacked an elephant on its own.

The battle to the death was captured on camera.

In April, a tourist arm’s was almost torn off by one of the big cats as he bizarrely tried to pet it inside its enclosure.

Pieter Nortje, 55, claims he was only saved after punching the creature in the face.

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