Woman Who Climbed Into Lion Exhibit Turned Herself in to Police

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By , 1010 WINS

(1010 WINS) -- The woman who climbed in a lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in September has turned herself into police and is expected in court later today.

In a video posted to Instagram, Myah Autry, 30, can be seen waving and dancing in front of one of the lions in the African lion exhibit.

The Brooklyn resident turned herself into the 52nd Precinct in the Bronx and is charged with two counts of criminal trespass. 

On Sept. 28, the Bronx Zoo staff received a report that an individual had climbed over a visitor safety barrier at the exhibit. 

"This action was a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death. Barriers and rules are in place to keep both visitors, staff and animals safe," the Bronx Zoo said in a statement. "We have a zero tolerance policy on trespass and violation of barriers."