#WTF?! A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly scaling a five-foot barrier at Fresno Chaffee Zoo to touch an orangutan.
The ape scratched Ramiro Hernandez’s arm several times but he was not seriously injured. Fresno police spokesman Lt. Joe Gomez said Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing in an enclosed animal cage and was cited to appear in court.
Gomez said that Hernandez claimed to be from Merced and told the investigating officer that he was dropped off at the zoo by a friend.
(Story courtesy of The Fresno Bee)