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Meet The Only Man In The 21st Century Who Killed A Lion With His Bare Hands

The only time we heard of a man slaying a lion with his bare hands was in the Bible when the biblical character Samson is claimed to have done so. This story will be familiar to everyone who has read Judges 14 verses 5–6 in the Bible.

According to history, Samson was on his way to Timnah with his father and mother when a lion appeared out of nowhere and roared at him. As the lion charged towards Samson, he grabbed the beast and ripped it apart with his hands.

Interestingly, another man, Travis Kauffman of the United States of America, set a new record after killing a mountain lion with his bare hands, breaking the same record as the historical Samson. The incident that occurred in 2019 became a big subject on the internet since no one expected it to happen.

According to the 31-year-old Colorado man's account of the attack, he was in the Fort Collins region on February 4th, afternoon time, when he was attacked from behind by the frightening beast.


Travis claimed that when he was assaulted by the animal, he lifted his hands and screamed at it in the hopes of scaring it away, but the animal was not deterred and attempted to attack his face. Travis was able to knock the lion off his feet, and they both tumbled down a mountainside hill.

Travis was able to get on top of the animal when they both slid to the mountain's foot, hold down its back legs, then pierce its neck with a stick before hitting its head with a boulder. Despite all of this, the animal refused to back down; however, Travis was able to stand on its neck before smothering it to death.

Travis had almost 20 stitches on his face, as well as some on his wrist. He was also hurt in the legs, but he was sent to the hospital for treatment. Travis was simply a lucky man under the impact of adrenaline, as the animal may have killed him during the attack.

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