Zoo keepers are being credited for saving a life at Berlin Zoo after a woman jumped into a polar bear exhibit at the Berlin Zoo. The woman climbed over the fence and jumped into the animals habitat during their feeding time.
The woman was bitten by one of the four adult polar bears while still in the water several times.
Zoo workers tossed rescue rings towards the woman to help her escape as the bear swam close to her.
She is being treated at hospital for the bites. Police do not know why the woman climbed into the enclosure.
Last year a man who stated afterward that he was lonely went into the same enclosure. At that time the zoo keepers used large chunks of raw beef to divert the beers in his rescue.
The Telegraph reports:
“The woman has proved herself to be careless by jumping into the enclosure,” a police spokesman said afterwards. “Logic tells us that polar bears will do this type of thing in this situation.”
Polar bears have become endangered because of climate change. They are the world’s largest land predators. Native to the Arctic they live in the U.S. (Alaska), Canada, Russia, Denmark (Greenland), and Norway.
The only predator of the polar bear is man. The fact is a polar bear can take a man without a gun out easily with a quick swipe of the paw.They are not cuddly little teddy bears.