A woman has been mauled to death by a lion while enjoying a passionate moment of love with her boyfriend in African bushland.
Newspapers in Zimbabwe report Sharai Mawera was having sex with her boyfriend, who has not been identified, when a male lion came snuck up from behind and roared.
Mawera’s partner reportedly narrowly escaped the lion’s grasp before escaping and alerting authorities.
“Unfortunately, the woman was mauled to death by the lion, but her boyfriend managed to escape,” said one of Mawera’s friends.
“The guy managed to escape before stopping at a distance where he witnessed his companion being attacked.
By the time police officers and armed rangers arrived at the scene, they could only discover the mauled remains of the market worker.
“The woman had already been killed. She had bloody bruises all over her body. Her neck and tummy had been mauled” said a source.
The location of the beastly attack was a favourite spot for the African couple, who had met there previously.
It’s also thought it isn’t the first time the lion has struck. Wildlife rangers suspect the same lion was responsible for an attack on a missing man on the weekend.
Police believe the man was eaten by a lion as he walked home from a nightclub.
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