A man was attacked and injured after jumping into a lion's
den at the Taipei Zoo and trying to convert the lions to
The 46-year-old man leaped into the den of African lions
and shouted "Jesus will save you," according to the report.
He also said, "Come bite me" before one of the male lions
attacked and bit the man.
Video showed the lion ripping a jacket off the man at the
zoo in Taiwan's capital, clawing him and then biting the
man in the leg.
Zoo workers were able to drive off the lion with water
hoses and tranquilizer guns.
The lions were fed earlier in the day otherwise the man
might have been more seriously injured or killed.