Simulated Lion Attack


The four passengers in the jeep must feel a whisker away from death as a lion jumps up on to their bonnet for lunch.

But that’s all part of the attraction. The jeep is a new zoo exhibit which allows visitors to get incredibly close to the lions.

The back part of the vehicle, up to where the windscreen should be, is actually on the outside of the reinforced glass cage. The bonnet is on the inside, and covered with meat to entice the big cats closer.

It makes for an exhilarating experience, according to Robyn and Davin Price, both 34, who visited the Werribee Open Range Zoo, in Melbourne, Australia, with their children Ariel, five, Eden, three, and baby Evie.

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One Response to Simulated Lion Attack

  1. Tracie says:

    This is awesome!! Wish we had something like this at our local zoo!!! I would so totally stay all day!!

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