This little 3-year-old didn’t flinch, even as the lion flailed its paws at her in obvious displeasure.
Granted, there was a plane of glass between the two and the encounter took place at a zoo, but that doesn’t make this encounter any less extraordinary.
“He walked up to the glass and this is the surprise reaction,” said her father, Julian. “This went on for five minutes and I’m very proud of my daughter.”
Would you be this brave?
Check out Sofia’s standoff below.
- Now THAT’S a claws encounter: Moment a brave girl, 3, stays calm as angry lion lashes out inches from her face (dailymail.co.uk)
- Sofia Walker, 3, Faces Off in Stare Down with African Lion [VIDEO] (ibtimes.com)
- Little girl’s face-off with lion (thesun.co.uk)