Lion tamer attacked during circus performance

A lion attacked 32-year-old Hamada Kouta at a circus in Ukraine, leaving him covered in gashes and bite marks.
1:22 | 04/07/19

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We move on now to Wear a Serkis scare a lion team were attacked while performing. The male big cat scratching and biting the trainer a tooth reportedly stuck inside of the team worst body. Tonight he's speaking out he's ABC's Martha Gonzales. This terrifying lion attack captured on camera at a surface in Ukraine. Here members of the audience screaming as the giant cat pounce is on his trainer. In this video posted by. 32 year old Ramada kudos arm forcing him to the ground oh seconds. He is. Until me under Doug Meehan and that's me. The trainer left covered in dashes and bite mark saying he had a tooth still stuck in his muscle. Incredibly getting back up and moving towards the lion. Translates as absolutely endanger his very lucky to survive that line. Had gotten trainer by the neck. It probably would not have been disclosed that it tonight Kuroda is. Already back in the ring with the same lion just one week after this attack this not first by my Havoc I bet. So many just lands until it goes for me is just like mine in my songs my lightly golden. And tonight cooter is still recovering from those bites and scratches admitting most attacks like this are the lions humors fault. Tom scary moment under the big top right Marcy thank you.

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