'Neo-Nazi' Attacked By Lions After Climbing Into Their Enclosure At Zoo

A man who is reportedly a neo-nazi was attacked by lions when he crawled into their enclosure at a Barcelona zoo. (Photo is courtesy of Barcelona Zoo)

A man who is reportedly a neo-nazi was attacked by lions when he crawled into their enclosure at a Barcelona zoo according to the Huffington Post UK.

A man - reported to be a neo-Nazi demonstrator - has been seriously injured after climbing into lion enclosure at Barcelona Zoo. Dressed in an army uniform, he scaled a security fence and stood in front of a lioness. He was promptly dragged into a tunnel and mauled.

Police and firefighters used hoses to ward off the lions but it took around 30 minutes to rescue the 45-year-old who was covered in scratches and bite marks. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries but they are not thought to be life-threatening.

The man had a reputation as a neo-nazi in the larger community.

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