Tonight, "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomed Jenny Michaels, AKA Jungle Jenny, to the program to discuss the fatal lion attack at Project Survival's Cat Haven earlier today.
Michaels, the founder of The Jungle Jenny Foundation, met Cous Cous, the 350-pound African lion, in 2010 and said she did not feel threatened while interacting with the cat. "There was no indication when I was in the cage - in the enclosure with Cous Cous that made me feel uncomfortable," Michaels said. "I didn't see any type of aggressive behavior or anything that I needed to be worried about while I was in with him."
Michaels stressed the fact that while it looked like she was having fun in the cage with Cous Cous, proper protocol was being followed:
"My interaction over at Project Survival's Cat Haven, they've been very professional, and they've always ran their protocol very strictly," said the self-described citizen scientist. "It did look like we were having a lot of fun, however, during that shoot, there were many people outside of that cage. If you can see in the video, the door was open and I was very close in proximity of that."
Watch the clip, and listen to the interview, as Jungle Jenny shares her own story from Project Survival's Cat Haven.
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