A circus trainer has been savagely mauled by lions in front of shocked families during a live show. Oleksiy Pinko was brutally attacked after two of the lions jumped on him, mauling him in front of the spectators.
The shocking incident was captured on video as the lions were performing tricks on circus apparatus. But while the big cats prowl around, one of the lions aggressively jumps towards the trainer and knocks him over.
A colleague tries to beat or whip the lion as the trainer is pinned to the ground.