A 24-year-old woman who "loves giraffes" was kicked in the face after she entered the giraffe enclosure at the
Hall sustained non-life threatening injuries and Wally was not harmed.
"Imagine if that animal came into your house, how would you feel about that? You would probably be nervous and excited, so an animal is going to have a similar experience, have a similar response. Be a little nervous and excited and that is probably what happened in this case," zoo curator
Hall was cited for harassment of zoo animals, an offense that carries a fine of
Things could have been much worse for Hall because giraffes are capable of delivering blows that can kill lions.
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