Woman taunts lion after climbing into enclosure at Bronx Zoo

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A woman climbed over a safety barrier at New York City’s last week and made her way into the exhibit, standing dangerously close to one of the animals.

The woman, standing a few feet away from a male lion, waved her hands and moved her body as if she was dancing.

Woman taunts lion after climbing into enclosure at Bronx Zoo

The incident was captured in photos and that were posted on Instagram.

It’s unclear how long the woman stayed in the enclosure.

There was a moat-like barrier between the lion and the area where the woman was standing, NBC New York reported.

No one was injured. In a statement, the zoo called the incident a violation and said it had filed a complaint for criminal trespass.

“This action was a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death.

Barriers and rules are in place to keep both visitors, staff and animals safe,” the zoo told NBC New York. “We have a zero tolerance policy on trespass and violation of barriers.”

This article was first published by Today.com on 2 October 2019.


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Pradish

This is a high level of craziness. What she was up to??. She is lucky that Lion didn’t attack her

Phil Laycheo

Those damn meat eaters will get her

Marilyn Ashman

What an Idiot POS!!. And the guy laughing and saying how his dad did this is also an Idiot POS!!.

Anita Sayers

Idiot !!!!!!!!!

June Haggar

And if this lion crossed the moat, they would have shot the lion!!!! They should have shot this POS.

Marie Rochester
Sandie Colpetzer

Crazy woman

Karen Lyons Kalmenson

more stupid f*cking does

Sue Lesmond
Sue Lesmond

Stupid,obese,moronic idiot