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VIDEO - WARNING: Shocking moment UK wildlife owner is attacked after walking into Lion's pen

Warning: Video shows footage some may find distressing.

A wildlife park owner is recovering in hospital after he was mauled by a lion.

Mike Hodge walked in to check on the big cat, but within moments he was attacked.

Mr Hodge suffered neck and jaw injuries and was taken immediately to hospital.

It is believed that the lion was later killed.

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