Man Gets Jail Time for Petting Cougars at the Zoo

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DELAWARE, OH – An Ohio man is lucky he didn’t get his head bitten off! Josh Newell got in trouble for jumping a barrier at the Columbus, Ohio zoo and sticking his hand through the fence to stroke a cougar.


Then he posted the video on YouTube!

Newell pleaded guilty to trespassing. He’ll have to pay $354 in fines and fees and spend two days in a human cage known as jail.

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