Video shows woman who climbed into lion's den at the Bronx Zoo

Video posted on Instagram showed a woman who climbed into the Bronx Zoo's African lion exhibit.

News 12 Staff

Oct 1, 2019, 6:46 PM

Updated 1,716 days ago

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Video posted on Instagram shows a woman who climbed into the Bronx Zoo's African lion exhibit this past weekend.
The zoo said she climbed over a visitor safety barrier at the exhibit and could have been seriously injured.
The Bronx Zoo released a statement saying,"On Saturday, September 28, Bronx Zoo staff received a report that an individual had climbed over a visitor safety barrier at the African lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo. 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. We have a zero tolerance policy on trespass and violation of barriers."


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