"Amazingly all of the animals walked away from the encounter with no major injuries, except perhaps some bruised egos on the lion's part," reports Barcroft TV.
Kruger National Park is no stranger to prey standing up to predators. In 2007, a similar scene of buffalo solidarity against attacking lions was published to YouTube, titled Battle at Kruger -- garnering over 73 million views.
In an interview with Time, biologist Dr. Sue McDonnell describes this rarely-filmed behavior:
"The larger herd is broken down into smaller harems, with a dominant male and several females and their babies. If a youngster is threatened, both the harem males and bachelor males - which usually fight with one another - will get together to try to rescue it."