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Lion kills heron

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A lion family caught and killed a heron at an Amsterdam zoo and it was caught on camera.

It happened at the Artis Royal Zoo in Amsterdam a year ago but the video was going viral on Thursday.

The blue heron landed for a drink of water but a lion snatched the bird and the other lions quickly moved in.

A description on YouTube reads: "This Dutch family was visiting the zoo on a quiet Sunday afternoon when things got a bit more exciting than seeing bored animals lying around their enclosures. A lion spots a heron near the water. Following her instincts she sneaks up on it and manages to grab it. The whole family wants in on the prize, but a sneaky cub gets away with it."

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