The man is dragged away by the lion
A man in recuperating in hospital after being attacked by a lion in a private game reserve in South Africa’s northern Limpopo province, News24 reports.
It quotes police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe saying that the incident happened on Monday.
He adds: “The owner was immediately taken to hospital with serious injuries. He is currently recuperating.”
The video of the attack has been widely shared online.
It shows the man walking into a fenced enclosure but then fails to outrun the lion as it chases after him.
The animal then drags the man to a bush as onlookers try to scare it away.
News24 says its attempts to contact the game reserve were unsuccessful.