Girl jumps in polar bear

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THE woman who threw herself into a polar bear pit at Berlin zoo had told friends she could not cope with being out of work. The year-old German mum had been driven to despair after losing her job as a teacher, it emerged yesterday. The woman - named only as Mandy K - was mauled by the polar bears after climbing over safety walls and swimming out to them at feeding time. Her former boyfriend Lars, the father of her seven-year-old daughter, said: "She loved caring for kids and really enjoyed all the special trips that she could arrange for them. The couple separated four years ago and share custody of their daughter, who was spending Easter with her dad.

Pictured: Shocking moment polar bear attacks woman who climbed into zoo enclosure

Polar bear attacks woman at Berlin Zoo -

Zoo workers tossed rescue rings toward the woman to hoist her out and distract polar bears swimming nearby, said Goerg Gebhard, a Berlin police officer. At one point the woman fell back into the water and was grabbed by a bear before she was eventually hoisted to safety. The woman was severely injured and was being treated at a hospital, police said. Watch polar bear attack woman ». It's unclear why the woman entered the bear habitat, but police issued her a citation for trespassing. Berlin Zoo is home to Knut, the first polar bear to be born there in over 30 years.

Woman jumps in polar bear pool, gets bitten

We use cookies to improve our service for you. You can find more information in our data protection declaration. A woman who jumped into the polar bear enclosure at the Berlin Zoo on Friday and was mauled by a bear -- which was not the famous Knut -- is currently recovering in the hospital.
Police say a woman jumped into a polar bear enclosure at Berlin Zoo and was bitten several times on her arms and legs. The woman was bitten Friday by one of the four older polar bears in the enclosure and not by the famous Knut, who took Germany by storm as a cub after he was hand-raised by a keeper. Heiner Kloes, a zoo spokesman, said keepers pushed the bear away and pulled the woman out from the enclosure, which is surrounded by a fence, a line of prickly hedges and a wall. The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment. Her condition was not immediately known.