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Lion tries to pounce on unfazed boy from the other side of protective glass at the New Orleans zoo

Hakuna matata! Lion sneaks up on boy at New Orleans zoo and attempts to take a swipe at him from behind the protective glass – but the youngster seems unfazed

  • Young boy kept his cool as a lion tried in vain to attack him at a New Orleans zoo
  • The child was looking the other way as the lion crept up behind him
  • The boy and beast were separated by protective glass but the lion didn’t know it
  • Lion tried to swipe at the boy, and when the child turned around it was in his face
  • The boy smiled, even as the lion jumped onto the glass and swiped aggressively

A little boy was completely unfazed when a lion tried to attack him, a little girl and an adult woman but was stopped by protective glass at a zoo in Louisiana.

The video of the boy and a much younger girl was captured at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. 

In the short clip, the lion became more aggressive and repeatedly pawed at the glass, presumably trying to attack the children and an adult woman with them.

A little boy was completely unbothered after a lion tried to attack him, a little girl and an adult woman but was stopped by protective glass at the the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans, Louisiana. The lion is shown creeping up to the boy, seated alone

The lion first swiped at the little boy, alone, but he had his back turned to the glass, so he didn't see what was happening right away (shown)

When he turned around, the lion was right in his face (shown)

The lion first swiped at the little boy, alone, but he had his back turned to the glass, so he didn’t see what was happening right away (left). When he turned around, the lion was basically right in his face (right)

The little boy was seated as the lion crept up behind him and tried to take a swipe at him.

He had his back turned to the glass, so he didn’t see what was happening right away.

When he turned around, the lion was right in his face. Instead the boy laughed.

An adult woman then came over with a little girl for a closeup photo.

Once the trio were positioned in its gaze, the creature started pawing aggressively at the glass.

Both of the children and the woman laughed as the lion tried in vain to get to them.

An adult woman then came over with a little girl for a closeup photo, and the lion started pawing aggressively at the glass in front of all three of them (shown)

An adult woman then came over with a little girl for a closeup photo, and the lion started pawing aggressively at the glass in front of all three of them (shown)

Both of the children and the woman laughed as the lion tried in vain to get to them (shown)

Both of the children and the woman laughed as the lion tried in vain to get to them (shown)

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