Tourist detained for breaking into tiger zone in wildlife park.A video circulated on the internet shows that during the rescue process, the intruder never listened to the employees’ rescue orders. He crawled from the bottom of the isolation ditch to the inside of the exhibition area, confronted the 11 white tigers in the exhibition area, while constantly provoking the animals with words and actions, and even imitating a tiger’s roar.Fortunately, thanks to multiple security facilities and equipment in the park – one of the concealed devices played a key role in preventing any fatal incident – there was no substantial contact between the intruder and the animals.
Employees of the Beijing Wildlife Park then entered the exhibit to subdue the intruder and took him to a safe area.The intruder was not injured and is currently under police investigation, the motive for his behavior is still unclear.In the statement, the Beijing Wildlife Park thanked the visitors who passed by the white tiger zone at the time of the incident, noting that their active cooperation gained valuable time and space for their rescue efforts.
Many netizens expressed their shock and condemnation of the incident. “This is extremely irresponsible behavior,” one netizen wrote on Weibo. “The intruder should be banned from any zoo in the future.”