Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. A gang of lionesses have been filmed launching a vicious attack on a male after deciding they wanted to kill off the leader of the pride at West Midlands Safari Park in the UK. The name of the reserve has not been revealed by authorities, but Ms van Wyke’s Facebook page lists her place of employment as Zwartkloof Private Game Reserve. Ms van Wyke somehow managed to escape the cage, and her screams alerted staff who found her collapsed by the gate. It is believed the young woman was going about her duties when she was attacked by an unspecified number of lions. First published on May 29, 2020 / 6:31 AM. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. The circumstances leading to the tragic death of the young woman are still unknown, but it’s understood the reserve has closed its gates to the public. She was airlifted to a Sydney hospital and remained in critical condition. The big cat expert who was savaged by two lions at a zoo on the New South Wales south coast has been named, as the woman continues to fight for life. A police investigation has been launched and an inquest opened at the game lodge. The reserve also lists the young woman as their game manager on the website. The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks. The lack of predator control in Colorado makes the news again. The 35-year-old woman suffered serious head and neck injuries, police and ambulance statements said. ... UAE woman sets world record by travelling 7 continents in just 3 days! Newly released 911 calls show confusion as lion kills woman . David Pleydell-Bouverie, 19, from Peters Green, near Luton, Bedfordshire, died when lions attacked his tent on the shores of Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, on 1 August. 22-Year-Old Woman Killed by Escaped Lion: 'She Died Following Her Passion,' Says Family this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. 22-year-old woman attacked, killed when lion escapes Caswell County enclosure Two lions mauled and critically injured a zookeeper inside their enclosure Friday at a closed Australian zoo. The lion attack took place Monday, after Chappell rolled down the window of her SUV to snap a better shot of the animal, which was lying on the ground. Police work … Trump administration pushing delay in nursing home vaccinations, First COVID vaccine given in New York: "Weapon that will end the war", Potentially major hack of government agencies disclosed, Presidential electors will be voting today. Her face is almost gone. The police said the attack was a matter for the game reserve and the authorities that monitor reserves in the country. Leon van Biljon was known as “the lion man”, and the three lions responsible for the attack were shot dead afterwards. Swane van Wyke was described as an animal lover who worked with lions at the reserve near Bela Bela. The 35-year-old woman suffered serious head and neck injuries, police and ambulance statements said. Captured in Africa founder Drew Abrahamson told SAPeople that it was sad that another innocent life had been lost due to the confinement of lions in the country. A young woman working at a game reserve has been mauled to death by lions. The beast was shot dead after it attacked the officer and a civilian in Loveland on Wedn… A rare white lion peers at a vehicle at the Lions Park near Johannesburg. The lack of predator control in Colorado makes the news again. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Reports say that, "A woman is heard howling in horror at what she has just witnessed while another man is heard shouting 'get a rifle.'" Luckily someone managed to get a gun, and shoot the lion. A newly released video in South Africa shows a lion chasing and mauling a man after he enters an enclosure at a wildlife area. She wants to help prevent future tragedies. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TOURISTS could only watch in horror as a man was mauled to death after climbing into the lion enclosure at a zoo in India. The family of a woman mauled to death by a lion last year while interning at a North Carolina animal preserve is pushing for new safety regulations to prevent similar attacks. Feb. 28:Lion kills woman at refuge of South African ‘lion whisperer’ October 2016:Ohio exotic animal escape lives on for witnesses. 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