Here, Eat My Kid: Lion At Zoo Seeks Baby Snack

05/07/2012

lion zoo eats baby zebraCute Enough To Eat?

Do zoo animals get enough to eat? This video would seem to prove that they indeed do not. Last week at the Oregon Zoo, a 3-year old toddler's zebra-like striped hoodie attracted Kya the lioness' attention and sparked what might result in a lifetime of recurring nightmares and an aversion to anything Lion King-related for the child.

Luckily for the 3-year-old, there was a thick layer of Plexiglas giving he and his parents the confidence she wouldn’t be harmed by the lioness.

Was this responsible parenting? What do you think?

The toddler's mom caught it all on film.  Some viewers are firing back and saying that it was wreckless of the parents to use their child as bait for YouTube fame purposes. In the YouTube description, mom writes:

 "At the zoo in Portland, Oregon the usually lazy lioness, Kya, tries desperately to eat my son through     the glass. Jack is coincidentally dressed like a baby zebra in his black and white striped hoodie. He is brave though and calls her “kitty kitty”. That’s my boy."

Zoo officials related to Headline News that the plate glass is substantial enough to withstand such heavy blows from these powerful cats and that no one was in danger. What do you think?

Watch the video here and judge for yourself!

 

 

 

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This is not the first time this sort of thing has been caught on tape  -- another recent examples of parents pimping their kids to zoo animals was when a brave three year old girl wins staring contest with ginormous lion... check the video here>


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