TODAY   |  November 18, 2013

Zoo visitors witness male lion killing lioness

Two male lions attacked and killed a lioness at the Dallas Zoo over the weekend. Witnesses say they thought the lions were just playing when they saw a male lion’s mouth on the female’s throat. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.

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>> a stunning scene in dallas on tuesday when two lions killed a lioness on the other side of the protective glass. one of the male lions had his mouth around her throat but thought they were being playful. the zookeepers reached the female but it was too late. the male lions will no longer share an enclosure with any other lioness.