People have been known to do stupid things while drunk, but one Omaha woman set the bar a little higher on Sunday when she decided to head down to the zoo while intoxicated – and pet a tiger.
Before opening hours at the Henry Doorly Zoo on Sunday morning, 33-year-old Jacqueline Eide of Omaha, Nebraska, managed to infiltrate the facility despite her drunken stupor, according to a police statement cited by the Washington Post.
In her inebriated state she decided to pet a massive, lethal tiger – it goes without saying that the plan didn’t go off without a hitch.
After reaching the tiger cage, Eide stuck her hand in to drunkenly pat one of the enormous felines, which promptly bit her, causing severe trauma.
It is believed that the cat that bit her – after being provoked by the drunken woman – was Mai, a tiger from Malaysia who lost her front left leg in a poacher’s trap and reached the zoo back in 2003 after having her leg amputated and after undergoing rehabilitation.
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