New Details in Deadly Lion Attack That Left 1 American Dead

The tour guide said Katherine Chappell rolled down the window to take photographs of the lions.
1:18 | 06/04/15

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Well now to that deadly attack at a wildlife park. An American woman mauled by a lion in South Africa learning more about those moments just before the attack and the actions of the tour guide. Here's ABC's Mara schiavocampo. Reporter: This morning new details emerging about that deadly attack in this lion park in South Africa. Killing 29-year-old American tourist Katherine Chappell. The tour guide who was in the car with Chappell revealing they weren't ignoring the warnings to keep the SUV windows up telling ABC news Chappell of her own accord rolled down the passenger window in order to take photographs. Animals aren't in a zoo. They're not in cages. We are in their environment. Reporter: Lion park is currently investigating but ABC tracked down that employee who says his immediate task was to put the lions away to make room for paramedics to get to Chappell. It's just a shame. She has a great career. Reporter: Chappell an award winning editor whose latest credits include HBO's "Game of thrones" was about to volunteer for a different wildlife preserve hoping to make a film about animal poaching. This morning, her mother telling a local paper, everyone who met her loved her. She lived a life of adventure. She was full of life. For "Good morning America," Mara schiavocampo, ABC news, new York.

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