The family from Bend, Oregon visited the Portland Oregon Zoo for their son, Jack’s first trip. When they stopped by the lion exhibit, the African lioness, Kya tries to eat the baby through the glass.
The cute part, Jack’s mom, Heather caught video of the lion trying to eat her baby through the glass. In the 36 second YouTube video she wrote in the description “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.”
The scary part, the lion paws at the baby, lunges at him. At one point, the lion even opens her mouth wide open to try to eat the baby in front of the glass. For a lion, the baby looked like food.
The comments on the YouTube video were mixed with emotions. From people saying, I just wish once the lion would actually get through that glass and just destroy all the people like the idiots in this video.”
“Mmmm, Baby Zebra…just sitting there…teasing me.”
“What’s goofy is the mothers reaction. It’s the concept that people will find strange. Imagine no glass..”
“weather the glass is weak or the fence is too short, or the cage breaks…the question is not, ‘Is my kid safe?’ but rather, ‘accidents happen so, why tease a 1/2 ton lion with my baby in a zebra outfit?'”
So she put up a part two of the video on YouTube stating, “Jack and the lion. A lion at the Oregon Zoo tries to get Jack. Jack was in no danger so save yourself the carpal tunnel.”
Jack’s mom, Heather Baltzor said, “It was Jack’s first trip to the zoo. We didn’t even realize he looked like a zebra until we got home but a lot of the animals in the zoo, the crocodiles and the jaguars, apparently did. They would come up to the glass and look at him.”
Oregon Zoo Director Kim Smith says it is not uncommon for the lions to interact with small children, “She’s using a typical prey behavior.”
Lion Trying to Eat Baby Through Glass
Lion Tries to Eat Baby
Don’t worry, there are more baby eating lions at Zoos and we’re going to share those other videos with you too! Here are some other incredible ones we found:
Lioness tries to eat baby at the zoo.
Our 1 year old son Trent has the attention of Angie, a 400 pound lioness at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Original Video.
Another Lion trying to eat another kid at the zoo. Kids are tasty treats?
Popular comment on the video: Children should realize that is not a cat, probably is the most dangerous predator alive… strange days we are living.