Over the past decade the biggest reason for deaths recorded by the NTCA was "natural causes," but many also fell victim to poachers and "human-animal conflict." Human encroachment on tiger habitats has increased in recent decades in the country of 1.3 billion people.
According to local sources, the little girl, Donia, inserted her hand through one of the holes in the protection net of the lion's cage, where the lion bit her hand. The girl was being accompanied by her father who was busy taking a souvenir picture of her.
The zookeeper appears to be trying to brag in front of visitors of his ability to put his hand in the lion's mouth.
A toddler has set the Internet on fire after a video of him trying to touch a lion went viral. The 10-second video shows the cute child trying to touch the ferocious beast in every possible way.