A Warthog Spa – Banded Brothers – BBC

Warthogs are a common sight around these parts, and they’re not to be messed with. Their tusks are formidable bits of hardware, used to fend off attacks by predators such as lions and also fight between each other. They are very powerful pigs in these parts. A power that shouldn’t be underestimated. An adult male warthog deliberately walks up to the banded brothers. The mob stand their ground. A mongoose could be seriously hurt with just one swipe of the warthog’s tusks. And even a simple injury could spell the end of any mongoose. Still, they boldly head straight for it. As it turns out, they run a bit of a racket with the local warthogs on Mweya. It’s a cleaning racket. By allowing the mongoose to climb all over it’s body, the warthog has it’s ticks
removed and the mongoose get a protein rich meal. Although the family do have to watch
out for 100kg of falling pig every now and again. This is a unique, symbiotic relationship
between two mammal species, and one which benefits both parties. The banded brothers make pretty quick work of their cleaning duties. Eventually, the warthog checks out of the
mongoose spa.

100 thoughts on “A Warthog Spa – Banded Brothers – BBC

  1. If you loved this and want more incredible nature videos, have a look at this amazing story of a young stoat who tries to take down a rabbit ten times its size! 👉 https://youtu.be/HNbqvqf3-14 👈

  2. At the pinnacle of his relaxation the mongooses walked away, hog cried out " come back, give me more". Mongoose replied " next round and make sure you got more fleas".

  3. حمام طبيعي من غير ماء و لا شامبو، سبحانك يا رب ما خلقت هذا باطلا، تنوع في الطبيعة ليظهر لك جليا انه على كل شيء قدير، و انه يفعل ما يريد.

  4. Une douche naturel sans aux, Ni chompooing, Ni apres- chompooing Notre signeur- gloir a lui- a fait Dans CE monde une deversite uncroyable

  5. سبحان الله
    يقول الله تعالى في محكم التنزيل
    ( هَٰذَا خَلْقُ اللَّهِ فَأَرُونِي مَاذَا خَلَقَ الَّذِينَ مِن دُونِهِ ۚ بَلِ الظَّالِمُونَ فِي ضَلَالٍ مُّبِينٍ)

  6. සහජීවනය තිරිසන්සතා ලඟ තිබූනට මනූස්සයා ලග අද එය දකින්න නෑ…….verry nice scene

  7. Finally I came to know TIMON is a "Meerkat" and PUMBAA is a "Warthog". Feel like have achieved something.

  8. Should a leopard spring out of nowhere, then everyone will be flying to different directions😂😂😂😂

  9. അടിപൊളി അങ്ങേയറ്റം ഇഷ്ടപ്പെട്ടു ഞാൻ ഒരു ഇന്ത്യക്കാരനാണ്

  10. Мынауың биттеп кеткенбе,тура каиф алып жатырғой рахаттанып

  11. Os animais criados. Dentro do jardim do Eden. Forao levados a viver en outra dimensao. Os animais de Este tempo saos copies deles. Com in viver different deles. Douctor. Evang brand

  12. سبحان الخلاق العليم ذو القوة المتين قامو بالتدليك عليه حتى نام

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