The lead tracker halts to column to avoid a small herd of elephants.
The big male closes with Quartermain’s number two who does react and fires one barrel and misses. His finger squeezes the trigger again and hits the male right in the chest just as he reaches his springing point.
Two more lionesses charge from the brush toward Sofia, she reacts and fires two shots hitting both, but only killing one and grazing the other. The gun bearer fires and misses with both barrels. Gertrude fires again and hits the wounded lioness killing her with a head shot.