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Vegas Lion Attack Caught on Tape by Honeymooners

Most couples never forget their honeymoon.

But Titus and Drew Ellis have a special reason theirs will always stand out.

The newlyweds, who live in Bozeman, Montana, were in Las Vegas on Sept. 1, and decided to check out the lion habitat at the MGM Grand Hotel.

Titus was videotaping the lions and their two trainers, when all of a sudden one of the lions lunged at one of the trainers.

A struggle ensued, and he managed to free himself with the help of his colleague.

Titus and Drew told "Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith what it was like to witness the attack:

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