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Lion lunges at trainer at MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas

8 September 2010 Last updated at 22:13 BST

A lion lunged at a trainer as stunned onlookers watched in horror, at Las Vegas's MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

Titus Ellis was on honeymoon with his wife Drew and managed to capture the apparent attack on video as they visited the Lion Habitat.

The footage shows the trainer struggle with the lion and eventually manage to free himself.