Up Close and Personal with Zoo Animals Intrigued by Humans

Lioness

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Those glass enclosures at the zoo are often the only thing separating visitors from strong and dangerous animals -- and in this video, as a lioness appears to paw at a one-year-old zoo guest, the glass is more important than ever.

The zoo's animal care manager says that, although the lion looks like she's trying eat the baby, the behavior is more likely a way for the lioness to exhibit her curiosity and playful side rather than a fruitless attack.

Video: YouTube

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