A Mexican zoo worker was attacked by a lion while feeding.

The gruesome video captures the moment a lion was killed while feeding at a zoo in Mexico – before being taken to hospital, where he reportedly died of a heart attack.

Jose de Jesus, 23, screamed in agony when a lion cut off his hand after trying to raise a large cat at a zoo in the Periben area of ​​western Mexico. Footage published by Mirror Wednesday Shows

According to the outlet, de Jesus was taken to the hospital, where he refused to allow doctors to amputate his badly broken arm before he died of a heart attack.

The owner of the animal allegedly released horrific footage to show that the worker was at fault in the attack. The Mirror reported that the owner also stated that he had paid the victim’s medical bills.

Jose de Jesus, 23, screamed in agony after trying to raise a big cat at the Periben Zoo when a lion cut off his hand.
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Officials were checking to see if the owner, who allegedly had a lion and a crocodile in the zoo, was allowed to keep them in the zoo.
Officials were checking to see if the owner, who allegedly had a lion and a crocodile in the zoo, was allowed to keep them in the zoo.
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The gruesome video was captured when a zoo keeper in Mexico was killed by a lion while feeding.
The gruesome video was captured when a zoo keeper in Mexico was killed by a lion while feeding.
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Jose de Jesus is being taken by ambulance to San Francisco Perebin, Mexico.
Jose de Jesus is being taken by ambulance to San Francisco Perebin, Mexico.
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Officials were examining whether the owner, who also owns a lion and a crocodile at the zoo, had obtained permission from the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources to keep the animals there, the outlet said. ۔