Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Naked man jumps into a zoo's LION enclosure in desperate 'suicide bid' and survives


The 20-year-old was left gravely injured but only after two of the big cats were killed

A 20-year-old man took off his clothes and broke into a lion enclosure at Santiago zoo, where he was mauled by lions
A NAKED man who jumped into the big cat enclosure at a Chilean zoo in a desperate 'suicide bid' survived - but only after the lions attacking him were shot dead.
Santiago authorities confirmed the two beasts were killed as they mauled the 20-year-old who had broken into their compound early on Saturday.
The man, who has not been named, was accidently hit with a tranquiliser as zookeepers frantically tried to put the lions to sleep.
He taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and was said to be in a "grave" condition.
Director of the city's Metropolitan Zoo Alejandra Montalba said the park was crowded with visitors at the time of the incident.
The young man broke into the enclosure, took off his clothes and jumped into the middle shocking families who witnessed the attack.
"The zoo has an established protocol because people's lives are very important to us," said Montalba.
She added that there were no fast-acting tranquilizers available to stop the lions quickly.
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Witnesses said the zoo was packed with people when a man jumped into the lion's den
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The zoo director said she was 'deeply affected' by the deaths of the two lions, a male and a female.
A suicide note was reportedly later found in the man's clothing.



A 20-year-old man took off his clothes and broke into a lion enclosure at Santiago zoo, where he was mauled by lions
Zoo keepers killed the lions to save the man, who was gravely injured in the incident
NOTICIAS Chelmevision

A 20-year-old man took off his clothes and broke into a lion enclosure at Santiago zoo, where he was mauled by lions
Zookeepers saved the 'suicidal' man by shooting down the two lions
 NOTICIAS Chelmevision

Witness reported he shouted religious statements as he was mauled.
"Everyone started screaming when they saw him," a man told news channel Chilevision.
Another said: "There were a lot of children there, and parents covered their eyes while it was going on.
"He was screaming religious things."