Flying lion: buffalo launches predator into the air
THIS lion was flipped five metres into the air by a buffalo in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. The buffalo bull was conducting a daring rescue mission in a bid to save his friend from certain death. Two young lions had been silently stalking the buffalo for about 45 minutes when one finally made its move. But the predator was so focused on bringing down his prey that it left itself open to a surprise attack. The astonishing images were captured by Ian Matheson, 52, during an early morning game drive with his son Oliver, 16, and two of Oliver's friends in the Mjejane Reserve on the border of the Kruger Park. Amazingly all of the animals walked away from the encounter with no major injuries, except perhaps some bruised egos on the lion's part.
Videographer: Oliver Matheson / Ian Matheson
Producer: Thomas Midlane
Editor: Joshua Douglas
The man with a hole in his face: Body Bizarre episode 3
Donnie Fritts lying in bed in 2003 after surgery to remove part of his face due to aggressive face cancer. WHEN Sharon Fritts married her husband Donnie she promised to stick by him through thick and thin. But within a few years those vows were to be tested as Donnie developed an aggressive form of cancer on his face. In early 2003 Donnie was told by doctors to make a choice: his face or his life. He decided to have an operation that would remove the ultra-rare cancer—called ameloblastic carcinoma -- along with much of his face. The 12-hour surgery was a success but left Donnie, a former carpenter, with a gaping hole in the middle of his face. He no longer had a nose, upper lip and palate and part of his forehead was missing. There was some joy in 2011 as a top team of surgeons gave Donnie a prosthetic to make it look like he had a normal face. But sadly their joy was short-lived as Donnie developed a life-threatening infection. He battled back to health but was forced to wait for a new prosthetic. Sharon is determined to stand by the man she loves until a solution can be found. She said: "Donnie is an amazing man. He's so funny and has kept his sense of humor throughout. I still see the man I saw when we walked down the aisle."
MSN's Emma Roberts speaks to the winners of the first ever Captial One MSN Exclusives competition to find out what they thought about being the first in the country to see Robert Pattinson's new film Bel Ami.
Bel Ami is released in UK cinemas on the 9th of March.
MSN's Emma Roberts speaks to MSN Exclusives competition winners to find out what they thought of Tom Cruise’s latest movie, Rock Of Ages. Rock Of Ages is released in UK cinemas on 13 June 2012..
In Cinemas March 2
Based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant, BEL AMI (March 2) chronicles the rise of penniless ex-soldier Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, REMEMBER ME) through the echelons of the 1890s Parisian elite and is a tale of ambition, power and seduction.
Also starring Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci and Colm Meaney. BEL AMI is A timeless epic with a modern twist. A Dangerous Liaisons for a new generation.
MSN TV's Emma Roberts heads to the HMV Hammersmith Apollo to line up with the fans for a chance to speak with the judges for this year's Britain's Got Talent, and manages to grab a moment with Simon Cowell. She also discover's that a dog act may be the most popular choice for this year's winner...
MSN's Emma Roberts travels to Liverpool to spend the day with Gary Barlow's X Factor wild card, Chris Maloney. We visit his family home and meet his mum, see where he works on the day job, and hear him perform.