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Video: Lions break out of enclosure during live circus performance, terrified spectators run for cover

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Shocking video footage from China shows two lions in a circus escaping from their enclosure during a live performance, with terrified spectators running for their lives. Women and children can be heard screaming with fear.

China’s Global Times newspaper reported that the  trainers and breeders were able to catch the  lions and no injuries were reported in the incident. However, the circus has been asked to suspend its operations.