After spending a night in the wilderness of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, these campers woke up to the sight of two thirsty lions licking water drops from the outside of their tent.  With remarkable composure and nerves of steel the cameraman manages to keep a steady hand while filming the event.

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The huge wildlife preserve straddling both Botswana and South Africa in the Kalahari Desert has plenty of lodges and wilderness camps, but incidents like this are rare. Visitors can often glimpse lions, wildebeest and springbok during guided game drives and walks.

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