Bellary, October 11: Seeing a lion during a safari ride can be interesting but certainly not when the carnivorous animal ends up chasing your vehicle. In a similar incident, a group of tourist were chased by the wild feline at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park in Karnataka's Bellary. The act was caught on camera and has been widely shared on social media. Tiger Chases Bikers in Kerala’s Wayanad, Viral Video Scares Netizens.
In the one-minute clip, a fully-grown lion 'Kesari' can be seen chasing the jeep at the zoological park. According to reports, the lion attempted to pounce at the jeep but the driver accelerated the vehicle. Man Vs Wild: Angry 1000-kg Rhino Chases Two Bikers, Viral Video Scares Netizens.
Watch the video here:
Meanwhile, the reason for Lion's behaviour is not known. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Zoological Park, popular for tiger and lion safaris, was inaugurated on November 3, 2017. The park is spread across 141 hectares.
In June, a similar incident was reported from Kerala's Wayanad district where a tiger started chasing two riders on a bike. On spotting the animal, the biker drove at full speed and made a safe distance from the animal.