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A zookeeper from the Shoalhaven Zoo in New South Wales has been left in a critical condition after being mauled by a lion.
The ABC reports the woman was found with injuries to her neck and head at the zoo on the NSW South Coast.
Paramedics were called around 10:30am and stabilised the patient before putting her on a helicopter to be flown to a Sydney hospital for treatment.
The Shoalhaven Zoo is not commenting on the incident.
The facility has been closed to visitors since March 25 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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