Boy Stunned When Lioness Lunges For Him Behind Glass Enclosure

The lioness lunged at the glass at the boy's back

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012  |  Updated 5:52 PM EDT
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Seven-year-old Alex Hawker

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Bears Brawl Outside Homes Near Orlando

Two bears were caught fighting in a residential neighborhood near Orlando. Officials said this is something they rarely see and that the animals may have been trying to establish territory.
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A 7-year-old boy had a roaring time at Zoo Miami on Wednesday.

Alex Hawker of Fort Myers backed up against the glass of the lion enclosure so his father could get a photo of the lioness laying down. She lunged at the glass and he froze!

His father Sean Hawker called it a "wonderful adventure."

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