Animals Video

By Jack Mobley


An irate lioness appeared to be less than impressed by a violinist’s performance, leaping at the zoo glass.

At Oklahoma City Zoo, Kyle Dillingham visited the lion enclosure with the idea to serenade the big cats.

But when Kyle started to play one lioness showed her feelings, seemingly wanting to bring the emphatic performance to an end.

Kyle bellowed his tune and frantically played the string instrument which provoked the lioness to lunge and try attack Kyle with the thick glass being the only barrier between the two.

Kyle continues his set and runs along the length of the glass with the lioness giving chase.

When Kyle finally finishes, the lioness instantly stops trying to rip apart the musician and walks off.

Kyle said: “It is true that music can sooth the savage beast… but perhaps not until after a dance!”