Mega search in the Berlin area. As various eyewitnesses report, a lion roams through the forests south of the capital. Big cat expert Alexander Sliwa works with lions at Cologne Zoo on a daily basis. For FOCUS online he assesses the dangers for the population.

In addition, Sliwa, who has also acted as a consultant for a BBC series, explains what to do if you see the lion outside. Accordingly, it is important not to run away immediately, but to follow certain movement sequences.

Berlin: If it’s a lion, it could attack

Misbehaving can irritate the lion’s prey-catching reflex. After escaping from his enclosure, he was already in a very stressful situation and was scared. So it could be that the lion feels provoked by onlookers. You can find out more in the video.


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