WATCH | Hundreds of stampeding buffalo drown in Botswana

More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Botswana this week, the government said.

Lions suspected of drowning 400 buffaloes in Botswana

The buffalo herd was stampeded into the Chobe River after being chased by lions

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Botswana's government says more than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river, and at least 10 men have been arrested for allegedly conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony in Zanzibar.

400 buffalo drown after stampede into river between Botswana and Namibia

Buffalo drown in Chobe River, possibly fleeing a pride of lions.

Lion attack blamed as 400 buffalo drown

Around 400 buffalo drowned after stampeding into the Chobe River along the border between Botswana and Namibia, possibly while running away from lions.

Hundreds of buffaloes drown in Botswana trying to escape lions

Hundreds of buffaloes have drowned in a river on the border between Botswana and Namibia.

Lions suspected in drowning of 400 buffaloes in Botswana | eNCA

The mass drowning occurred in Chobe River near the border with Namibia.

Lions blamed as hundreds of buffalo drown

People living near the Chobe River rush to collect the massive carcases to eat.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Hundreds of buffalo drown in desperate attempt to escape lions

Hundreds of buffaloes have drowned in a river in southern Africa in a desperate attempt to escape a pride of lions.

More than 400 buffaloes believed to have been chased by lions drowned in a river in northern Bostwana.