(PICTURED: This lioness wanted to drink from the fresher water in the trough without getting dirty in the surrounding mud. After much hesitation and growling she jumped. She misjudged it. Pictures taken in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa.) - This is the perfect example of why you should look before you leap!This thirsty lioness was so desperate for a drink that she leapt across to the waterhole - but after misjudging the jump, she splashed straight into the water.The lioness looked comically terrified as she realised her error, and quickly legged it out of the water with muddy paws.The funny pictures were taken by retirees Howard and Marianne Berger, 74 and 69, during a trip to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa.
PIC BY HOWARD AND MARIANNE BERGER / CATERS NEWS / ANIMAL PRESS *** Local Caption ***