The moment a circus lion attacked its trainer in front of a terrified audience was captured on camera.
In the footage, crowds of children along with their guardians can be heard screaming as the lion bites into 32-year-old Hamada Kouta, at a circus performance in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine.
The Egypt-born entertainer, who’s a well known performer in eastern Europe, was also clawed by the lion who became aggressive in the ring.
Describing the attack, Kouta said:
I called up one lion and the second one attacked me from the front. The lion jumped at me and bit me – but thank God not on my neck.
He immediately let me go. My back, arm and leg were hurt. Scars from two claws and one tooth are on my leg, tooth marks on my arm, one centimetres deep from three claws on my back. Continue Reading This Story And Show Vedio