Attack of a lioness on the child in the Kuban circus shot in the video

In the Network appeared video of attack of a lioness on a three-year girl in the circus tent in the Krasnodar region.

The record shows, as the animal pounced on the child sitting in the front row. In this case the mesh fence installed around the arena, did not prevent the lion to grab the girl and pull her up on stage.

What happened

According to investigators, the incident occurred in the village of Uspenskoye. Predator in the presentation of a traveling circus attacked a three year old girl sitting in the front row.

According to witnesses the incident, the lioness grabbed the girl by the hand and pulled her through the mesh into the scene, then took her head into his mouth.

Child with lacerations of the face and other injuries was hospitalized in reanimation of the assumption hospital where he underwent surgery, now the condition of the victim stable.

In the near future by order of the head of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev girl transferred for treatment in Krasnodar. For the victim has already sent the ambulance with the medical team.

Criminal case

Upon the attack of a lioness on the girl during the presentation of the circus in the Kuban region initiated a criminal case, reported in the RF IC.

The case was filed under article «services that do not meet the requirements of safety of life and health of consumers».

Similar incidents

In August, after the rehearsal the lion attacked the trainer of the Great Moscow circus Alexei Makarenko. The victim was taken to the hospital, his life was out of danger.

In December 2016, the leopard attacked a woman during a performance in the circus tent in the city of Bogotol of Krasnoyarsk region. The victim was hospitalized in serious condition, she had few stitches on his arm.

Trainer Michael Bagdasarov, commenting on this incident, noted that the problem lies in the poor conditions of animals in circuses, tent. «All the ills that we have left the tent. This mess is going on for many years, it is necessary to stop Them… (animals…) is removed, raped, everything that they worked — that they throw at people,» said Bagdasarov RIA Novosti.

According to him, often in such a tent are not complied with safety rules: between the audience and the stage do not put barriers. The behavior of the jaded animals, which these institutions fail to provide proper care, it becomes unpredictable.