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Zoo calls police after man jumps over fence, breaks into park

Confirmed through Reid Park Zoo
Posted at 12:19 PM, May 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-12 16:40:54-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Reports of a man jumping into an elephant enclosure began circulating on social media late Thursday morning.

Reid Park Zoo officials told KGUN 9 a man jumped over a fence and broke into their property.

However, they say he did not hop into the elephant enclosure.

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