Lion attacks trainer

SHOCKING amateur footage has emerged of a lion attacking its trainer at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The video, which was posted on YouTube, was filmed on September 1 and captures the moment the male lion suddenly turns on his trainer while on display.

The man was immediately transported to a nearby hospital, where he received stitches.

The honeymooning Montana couple who filmed the attack, Titus and Drew Ellis, have told of their horror.

Mr Ellis said: “We weren’t expecting it at all. It just all happened so quick, you know. All of a sudden he was on top of him, and you could tell it wasn’t a playful jump.”


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