Lion mauls American tourist to death during South African safari: official

The lion came through the open window of the car and bit the lady. A second tourist was also injured


Afp June 01, 2015
PHOTO: LION-PARK

JOHANNESBURG: A lion leapt through an open car window and mauled to death an American tourist at a privately-run game park just outside Johannesburg on Monday, a park official said.

"There was a car driving to the lion camp and the lion did come through the window and bite the lady," Scott Simpson, operations manager of The Lion Park venue told Talk Radio 702.

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"The ambulance arrived quite soon, but the lady had passed away."



PHOTO: LION-PARK

The woman and another American tourist were travelling through the park, northeast of the South African city, with their car windows open.

The second tourist suffered injuries while trying to free the woman, the radio station reported.

COMMENTS (3)

waqas | 6 years ago | Reply in Pakistan... a certain "Lion" mauls everyone to death that happens to be in its way... ModelTownTragedy
the Skunk | 6 years ago | Reply Very, very sad. Respect and love our fellow animals but give them their space. They have their instincts and we have ours. Salams
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