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US toddler unfazed by hungry lioness

4 May 2012 Last updated at 04:48 BST

A child has been caught on camera at a zoo, seemingly oblivious to the desperate efforts of one of its residents to make a meal out of him.

Jack was on a trip in Portland, Oregon, when he attracted the attention of Kya.

But the toddler showed little sign of fear.

Tim Allman reports.