Woman banned from Memphis Zoo for trying to feed the lions

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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.

“This person has been banned from the Memphis Zoo indefinitely,” a zoo spokesperson said.

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