Pop star Shakira attacked by Cape Town sea lion

Shakira may think twice the next time she considers getting closer to nature. The 'Hips Don't Lie' singer was attacked by a sea lion recently while on vacation in South Africa.

There were sea lions on the beach. But there were far fewer of them. I was last here in early December 2006 when mother sea lions were arriving on the beach to give birth and, soon after, to mate with the huge males which had claimed their patch of

The singer walked away relatively unharmed thanks to her brother's quick action.

I was attacked by a sea lion!” the Colombian pop star writes on her Facebook page. “This afternoon I happened to see some sea lions and seals. I thought to myself how cute they were so I decided to get a bit closer than all of the other tourists and

CAPE TOWN — Colombian pop superstar Shakira was attacked by a sea lion as she tried to photograph and pet a group of the animals during a vacation in Cape Town, she said Wednesday on her Facebook page. "I thought to myself how cute they were so I