By Ryan Fahey For Mailonline
Published: 10:55 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 10:57 BST, 1 May 2020
An unlucky zebra was mauled to chunks by a hungry crocodile after it tried to cross a river in Kenya.
Nimit Virdi, 32, from Wellington, India, photographed the moment the crocodile raised its powerful jaws from the water, with the unfortunate zebra's leg still hanging from its teeth.
He caught the moment while watching a herd of zebras waiting on the riverbank for the right time to cross the Mara River, before one brave 850lb zebra decided to take the lead. Sadly for this would-be leader, pictures show how the crocodile was waiting to devour it.
The photos were taken during a game drive in the Masai Mara National Park, Kenya.
'The encounter was really exhilarating to watch,' he said.
'The crocodiles ripped the zebra apart instantly. We were stood on the opposite bank