By Gary Bogue
Friday, September 7th, 2007 at 8:41 am in Zoos.
It’s feeding time once again at the San Francisco Zoo’s Lion House.
The next thing you hear will be the sound of sharp teeth ripping flesh.
The zoo’s Lion House, one of its most popular programs, has been closed since last year when a female trainer’s arm was badly injured after a tiger grabbed her. Since then, zoo management has made structural changes to the cages in the Lion House and retrained the lion keepers to help protect them.
The S.F. Zoo’s Lion House feeding show reopens today. Lion feeding shows are held at 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
In a wire story I read, one mother of a 4-year-old and a 2-year-old said she would definitely bring her kids back to see the lion feeding show.
Hey, doesn’t everybody wants their kids to see those huge carnivores ripping and snarling and gulping down those big dripping chunks of bloody horse meat? It’s something warm and special they can share with their preschool classes.