Shocking footage of a lion cub attacking a toddler on live television is horrifying viewers around the world.
The clip is from Mexican television program, Con Sello De Mujer, featuring a lion cub and its handlers meeting a toddler and her mum.
Originally airing in 2009, the clip shows the little girl getting upset before the lion suddenly grips her her legs and attempts to bite them.
What follows is a panicked tug-of-war between the girl’s mum and the lion and its handlers.
Thankfully one handler is able to prise the lions jaws open and free the now hysterical girl, who then hugged by her mother.
This article originally appeared on That's Life.