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Herd Of Hippos And Over A Hundred Crocodiles In Epic River Standoff

A battle for the ages.

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Wildlife photographer Marc Mol captured the extraordinary moment around 140 crocodiles stood down a herd of hippos.

Marc Mol/Mercury Press

Mol took the pictures during a microlight flight over the Luangwa River in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park.

The pictures appear to have been taken in November 2011 but were uploaded online on Monday.