When the buffalo says no, he means no

Not all Lioness attacks on their prey are successfull. Some lunges for food miss by inches. And some times the tables are turned in favour of the hunted, so much so the lioness ends up looking like this:

That would be the work of a buffalo who refused to be turned into lunch for the pride.

A redittor suggested this picture was the:

"Aftermath of a Lioness encounter with a Buffalo. Kenyan Safari surgeons eventually rescued her, so she is still alive but dam that looks like it hurts."

I imagine if this animal had of not been rescued she surely would have died of her injuries by way of infection or by being fly stuck etc.