Limpopo Game Reserve owner who was Mauled by his angry lion in Limpopo has been hospitalized after being mauled.
Limpopo Game Reserve owner who was Mauled by his angry lion in Limpopo has been hospitalized after being mauled.

Limpopo Game Reserve owner who was Mauled by his angry lion in Limpopo has been hospitalized after being mauled.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe told News24 that the incident happened on Monday reported by anzimag

“The owner was immediately taken to hospital with serious injuries and he is currently recuperating.”

Ngoepe said the man sustained injuries to his neck and jaw.

In a short video clip, the man is seen walking behind the lion in a den. The lion quickly spots him and chases him as he runs for a metal gate. The lion then drags him into nearby bushes where he then lies motionless.

An onlooker can be heard screaming: “Somebody help, please! Oh my God!”

A couple of gunshots can also be heard in the background.

Attempts by News24 to contact the game reserve were unsuccessful.