No way, that is, until community members discovered her and notified rangers nearby. Acting quickly, the team lassoed a rope around her horns and pulled her to safety. The little wildebeest was last seen trotting off with her herd, having hopefully learned a lesson about gravity.
For the Manyara Ranch rangers, managed by Honeyguide Foundation with support from Big Life and African Wildlife Foundation, this was just another demonstration of local community support. In the areas where Big Life works, nothing is more important.
Images: Felipe Rodriguez