In a recently posted viral video, a 185 kg lion charged a baby with full force, at Chiba Zoological Park in Tokyo. The king of jungle was stopped by the glass wall of its enclosure.
The video shows the two-year-old standing in front of the lion enclosure and looking at the big cat. After few seconds, when the toddler turned his back on the enclosure, the lion sprints towards the little boy with full speed and force.
Watch the video:
In the past few weeks, animal attacks have dominated headlines across the globe and in the past week, there were at least three incidents reported in Australia and US .
Two Australian cyclists were injured, a New Zealand –born woman went missing and a 17-year-old gorilla was shot dead.
On 25 May, Cyclist Sharon Heinrich, 45, and Helen Salter, 47, suffered injuries after a kangaroo jumped on and hit them. The pair were cycling along Riesling Trail in Clare Valley when a kangaroo on a ledge attacked them.
In Ohio in United States, a gorilla was shot dead after the animal, in his encloure, was dragging a 4-year-old child who fell about 10ft into the corral’s moat.Zoo director Thane Maynard said the officials made a tough but right decision to fatally shoot Harambe to save the unnamed boy’s life.