Woman banned from Memphis Zoo for trying to feed the lions

A woman was banned from the Memphis Zoo after she allegedly climbed over a barrier in her second attempt to feed cookies to the lions.

The woman recently became a zoo member according to our sister station, WREG. She is accused of trying to toss cookies into the lion enclosure the week before she allegedly climbed a barrier, at the entrance to the Cat Country exhibit, Monday, June 23, 2014.

One witness said the woman was singing to the lions as she tried to feed them cookies.

β€œThis person has been banned from the Memphis Zoo indefinitely,” a zoo spokesperson said.

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