A thick pane of glass is all that stands between this female lion and lunch.
Zari, a 7-year-old African lioness at the El Paso Zoo, was captured on video "playing' with this kid back in December.
She is either really fascinated by children, or she really wants to eat them.
The zoo says the animals are just curious, and that the glass is definitely strong enough to protect anyone from harm, so there isn't anything to worry about here.
"When some of our lions see little kids, it seems like it calls attention to them and they want to check them out," a zoo spokesperson told TODAY.com. "She was just trying to play, and the baby was so close. The baby is safe behind a really thick window, which is made so that visitors can see the animals up close."
But lion expert Craig Packer told The Daily Mail that the beasts like to play with babies before eating them.
"Predators generally treat calves/fawns/babies differently from adults because they are such easy prey; there's no real chance of escape, so what's the hurry?" he said.
Yup, she just wants to check him out… with her teeth.
South African videographer/photographer Craig Clive Jackson recently caught this scary moment on camera during a safari on the Chobe River in Botswana.
A hippo charges after the speedboat and then shoots out of the water directly behind it.
"Throughout most of the year the hippos ignore the boat and we can photograph them using our long lenses," said Toby Jermyn, of Pangolin Photo Safaris. "During breeding season however the 'bulls' (males) have huge amount of testosterone coursing through their veins and they become very aggressive."
These large beasts can move a lot faster than you might think.