… at Berlin Zoo Friday afternoon after she climbed a fence and jumped into its habitat during feeding time, police said Saturday.
One adult polar bit her several times after she plunged into the moat, police said.
Zoo workers tossed rescue rings toward the woman to hoist her out and distract polar bears swimming nearby, said Goerg Gebhard, a Berlin police officer.
Here are the gruesome stills and film:
Another Video, with more commentary:
Why are people always jumping into Polar Bear enclosures?
It’s unclear why the woman entered the bear habitat, but police issued her a citation for trespassing.
An earlier attack:
This one is the worst of all. It’s not a polar bear, but rather, a felid. Do not watch this if you don’t have a strong stomach. It is so amazing I can’t put it on my blog. You have to go to the link.
And then, of course, there is this (I’ve been looking for an excuse to show this one):
But wait, maybe it would not always work out this way:
But what about a gorilla vs. a bear!?!?!?
Or is that bigfoot?