So why do individuals across the globe continue to do this on a regular basis?
For the man who jumped from the chairlift, it was being overwhelmed by his proximity to the tiger, he told police. His passion overtook him, and he had no choice but to bring himself closer to nature.
And that's a sentiment most people understand. In fact, it's a sentiment that most zoo animals probably understand as well.
After all, humans aren't the only ones to hop those fences.