Lion saves lion cub after it falls into moat at Zoo Miami

Amanda Carmeli, 10, catches video on cellphone

MIAMI - A 10-year-old who was at Zoo Miami on Aug. 3 captured video of a lion rescuing a lion cub after it fell into a moat.

Amanda Carmeli, who was there with her mom and dad, shot the video on her cellphone.

She said after she stopped recording all the other lions licked and cleaned the cub.

It's unclear how the cub ended up in the moat.

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