The New York Post uploaded a three-minute fight video, captured by safari-goers in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

This nail-biting footage show, a baby elephant who was separated from its herd managed to survive a brutal attack by 14 hungry lionesses at the Norman Carr Safaris Chinzombo Camp in Zambia.

The Safari tour guide said of the incident: “In the 30-plus years I have been a safari guide in Zambia at the South Luangwa Park, never have I seen anything like this.

According to the New York Post, the elephant earned a new nickname Hercules for his heroic actions, and has since been reunited with its herd.

‘We were all so worried the elephant would be killed right before us. What a fighter. It fought off all 14 lions – incredible.’

Watch the baby elephant’s battle to survive in the video here.

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