This is not the type of exhibit people came to see at the zoo.
Police say a woman climbed over a barrier at the Bronx Zoo’s lion exhibit Thursday afternoon and cell phone footage shows her holding roses and tossing $100 bills into the air towards a lion.
The woman is seen in a blood wig, red dress, and leopard-print shawl.
A woman visiting New York's Bronx Zoo climbed over the barrier to the lion exhibit and exclaimed, "King, I love you, I came back for you," according to witnesses. https://t.co/l6FRkCXHOR
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 12, 2021
A spokesperson for the Bronx Zoo said that witnesses ran to get security, but by the time they got there – she was gone.
Zoo officials say they will press charges against the woman for criminal trespass if she is identified.
What would be your first reaction if you saw something like this happen? Pull out your cell phone to record? Get security? Just stand there and watch?
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