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Woman, 54, loses arm in lion attack.



A SOUTH Wales woman whose arm was bitten off by a lion when she reached through the bars of an enclosure at an animal sanctuary in Spain was today recovering from emergency surgery. Anne Richards, 54, pictured, from Neath Neath (nēth), Welsh Castell-nedd, town (1981 pop. 48,687), Neath Port Talbot, S Wales, on the Neath River. Neath is both a market and an industrial town. Metallurgy and a growing petrochemical industry are important. , had attempted to stroke one of the big cats when she was pounced on by a lioness who severed her arm from the elbow. The remainder of the pride of lions Pride of Lions is a melodic rock group fronted by former Survivor guitarist Jim Peterik and vocalist Toby Hitchcock. Formed in 2003, the group, according to Peterik is "my vision of the best elements of the great melodic rock era of the 80’s, updated of course with more  quickly surrounded the limb, rendering any retrieval attempt impossible.

Mrs Richards' condition has been described as stable.
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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jan 31, 2003
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