Lion Attack: American Woman Mauled To Death At South African Park

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A man seriously injured and a 22-year-old lady from America was killed, after a lion pulled them through a car window at Gauteng Lion Park.

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Daily Mail reports that the 2 tourists were driving through the lion park with opened windows. An investigation into the incident have been launched by Lanseria police. The woman was bitten by a lioness, while the man was injured when he tried the lioness out of the car, according to ENCA. Then, the emergency responders and park staff reached the couple, but it was too late. Sadly, the lady gave up to her injuries. 


The Daily Mail reports that this is the third fatal incident in just 4 months. Brendan Smith, an Australian tourist, was mauled by a lion in March. And after 2 days, a cheetah attacked 13-year-old boy. It is unknown why visitors keep windows opened! As there are clear instructions by the park, to keep windows closed, according to assistant operations manager at the park told ENCA, Scott Simpson. He added that the lion involved in the incident will be put down.



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