Video footage exhibiting a lady who can solely be described as batshit loopy climbing right into a lion enclosure at the Bronx Zoo in New York has gone viral on social media.
The lady within the footage has been recognized as Myah Autry, who additionally goes by the identify “Myáh Lareé Israelite” on Instagram.
Here’s what it is advisable know:
1Myah Autry ignored warnings and issues from others previous to climbing into the lion enclosure.
When Myáh Lareé Israelite was climbing over the fence to get nearer to the lions within the enclosure, these round her might be heard telling her how a lot of a foul thought it was.
“You’re not supposed to do that,” a person behind the digicam says 3 times as she blatantly ignores him. “Go ahead and fall in there and see what happens,” the person warns.
But Myáh doesn’t pay attention and proceeds to wave at the lion standing mere ft away from her.
As the lady seems to taunt the lion by waving at him and shaking her physique, a dialog continues within the background between her male pal and one other male bystander:
Do you recognize her?
Yeah, I do know her.
Can you inform her to get again?
I instructed her … She don’t hearken to me.
I do know.
Other brief video clips from her IG account and from the account of a bystander present her wiggling her fingers, dancing, and at one level telling the animal: “Baby! I love you!”
The lady wrote within the caption of one among her movies: “I REALLY HAVE NO FEAR OF NOTHING BREATHING!!”
Fortunately, nobody was injured.
2Myah Autry (aka Myáh Lareé Israelite) was celebrating her birthday at the Bronx Zoo.
Myah Autry (aka Myáh Lareé Israelite) is a Harlem resident and, in keeping with a collection of posts on her Instagram web page, she was celebrating her birthday at the Bronx Zoo when she determined to hazard her life, and presumably the lives of others, by hopping a fence and climbing right into a lion enclosure.
One publish, particularly, is a video of her at the doorway of the zoo dancing to Big Pun’s “Still Not a Player” and taking a puff from a joint earlier than declaring that she’s about to go “f**k around with mother nature.”
She additionally talked about that her birthday was “9/30.”
3Other movies present Autry partaking with peacocks and inside a giraffe exhibit.
Myah Autry didn’t simply work together with the lions at the zoo.
She additionally engaged with a peacock, and whereas she doesn’t seem to invade the chicken’s private area (as she did with the lion), one other video clip does present her inside a giraffe enclosure.
She wrote: “Notice when I told the giraffe I loved him or her it came closer … even the baby both wagged they tails watch!”
4The lady additionally posed for pics with NYPD cops in Times Square.
Not lengthy after pulling her viral stunt at the Bronx Zoo, Myah Autry took to Times Square, the place she met up with a bunch of NYPD cops and posed for a few footage with them.
5The Bronx Zoo filed a criticism with the NYPD for legal trespass and launched an announcement in regards to the incident, saying that what Autry did was very harmful and will have gotten her killed.
A spokesman for the Bronx Zoo issued the next assertion condemning Myah Autry’s actions:
“This action was a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death. Barriers and rules are in place to keep both visitors, staff, and animals safe. We have a zero-tolerance policy on trespass and violation of barriers.”
According to CNN, the Bronx Zoo additionally filed a criticism for legal trespass with the New York Police Department.
An NYPD official mentioned nobody known as 911 and no arrests have been made, and so they have been simply notified in regards to the incident on Tuesday (Oct. 1) and had no additional info to supply.