The keepers’ bravery was praised after they dragged the 32-year-old out of a moat for the animals. They had to shove the animal out of the way after one of four polar bears dived into the water and attacked her, inflicting serious bites to her legs and arms.[…]
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G20 protests death: Ian Tomlinson shoved by police officer, video showsPolice did not say why the woman jumped into the enclosure. She had to climb over a fence, a line of prickly hedges and a wall to get in.
We will likely never know the answer to Kate’s question, but remember the life you save by not taking your child to a Disney movie, could well be his.