January 28, 2022

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Man conveys little child into San Diego Zoo’s elephant environment

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A dad purportedly conveyed his 2-year-old little girl into an elephant natural surroundings at the well known San Diego Zoo to snap a picture with the creatures, police said Friday.

An elephant seemed like it needed to charge at them, and the dad dropped his youngster when they attempted to get away from the nook, San Diego Police Sgt. Ariel Savage disclosed to NBC San Diego. He was ultimately ready to get her out securely.

The elephant was not hurt, zoo authorities disclosed to The San Diego Association Tribune.

The 25-year-old dad was captured on doubt of youngster peril. Police told the paper the man “needed to snap a picture with the African bull elephant.”

The episode happened Friday evening at the zoo in Balboa Park when “two visitors, notwithstanding numerous obstructions, deliberately and unlawfully intruded into a living space, which is home to our Asian and African elephants,” zoo representative Andrew James wrote in an explanation to the paper.