WATCH: Zoo Lion Tries To Eat Toddler In Zebra Stripes - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

WATCH: Zoo Lion Tries To Eat Toddler In Zebra Stripes

YOUTUBE.COM - A lioness at the Oregon Zoo thought she found herself the perfect meal when a Bend family recently brought a baby zebra to her enclosure.

There was just one problem -- the black and white striped "zebra" was actually a one-year old boy named Jack, who was visiting the zoo with his family. Despite the mix-up, the African lioness, who is affectionately named Kya, tried her best to push her way through the thick glass wall that separated the two so she could wrap her large jaws around little Jack's head.

The entire incident, which occurred on April 26, was captured on video and uploaded to the Internet. The video has since gone viral. Jack was seemingly unfazed by the ordeal and his family can be heard laughing in the background. At one point his mother, Heather Baltzor, encouraged him to say, "hi kitty, kitty" to Kya the lion.

Baltzor discussed the unique interaction with The Huffington Post today. click here to read more

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