POSTED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:14am
Zoo staffers say official cause of death is suffocation
Dallas — The Houston Chronicle is reporting: Dallas Zoo officials are investigating why two male lions suddenly attacked and killed Johari, a 5-year-old lioness, in front of a crowd Sunday afternoon at the “Giants of the Savanna” exhibit.
Witnesses say one of the male lions was biting Johari on the throat when the other went in for the kill.