Brave three year old just 3 centimetres from lion mauling

A brave three year old girl took a pounding through three centimetre safety glass from an adult male lion at New Zealand’s Wellington Zoo, and didn’t flinch.

The remarkable attempted attack was caught on video by Sofia Walker’s mother last Wednesday, and uploaded to Youtube.

The lion in question, seven year old Malik, is described by keepers as “stroppy”, and the video speaks for itself.

And from another angle: