By: Evan Jankens

When you go to the zoo, odds are most animals are hardly visible or if you do see them they are lying around like a lump on a log.

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I don’t think there has ever been a time that I have seen a lion walking around.

Interactions with Lions in Chiba, Japan seem to be a little different.

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A little boy was standing, looking into the Lions den, when a lion took notice of the boy and waited till he turned his back and tried to pounce on the boy.

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Keepers at Chiba Zoological Park say the lion, that weighs around 185kg, acts this way whenever he sees small children, insisting that his reaction is a playful one, according to NTV News24.

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If that were me I would have been terrified. Have you ever had an instance where you were scared at  the zoo?