Video shows Mike Hodge being dragged away by lion at the Makarele Predator Centre in Thabazimbi, South Africa

British safari park owner who was savaged by a huge male lion after entering its enclosure in front of horrified onlookers.

The Sun reports the distressing footage shows Mike Hodge being attacked by the big cat yesterday at the Makarele Predator Centre in Thabazimbi, South Africa.

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