Neo-Nazi tool mauled by lions in Spain

Neo-Nazi tool mauled by lions in Spain

A 45-year-old neo-Nazi activist was seriously injured by three lions after he entered the animals’ enclosure at the Barcelona zoo on Sunday.

Barcelona’s fire department was called to the northeastern city’s zoo where witnesses said they saw the man, wearing a military-style uniform, jump into the den, the city government said in a statement.

Emergency services used fire hoses to distance the lions from the man, who had been attacked and dragged into a tunnel within their enclosure. …

It wasn’t Jose’s first time in the news. He was arrested on November 23 for hanging swastika banners over the Casa Milà building in Barcelona, as part of an anti-abortion demonstration. …

The spokesman for the fire department insisted that Jose’s entrance into the enclosure was deliberate, although it wasn’t immediately clear if it was a political protest.

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