The circle of life is demonstrated on a deep level in these shots. A lone black-backed jackal is feeding on a hippo carcass. The drought has caused countless hippo havens to dry up, resulting in many deaths in the population. This devastating effect has led to an increase in the practice of scavenging, scenes like this are stumbled upon all to often these days.
Although a rather grave sight, these kinds of moments are a constant reminder of the daily struggle these wild animals go through.