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Denver Zoo disputes police report that man jumped into exhibit
DENVER -- The Denver Police Department said a man jumped into an exhibit and touched a lion -- but officials with the Denver Zoo say that's not what happened. Police said Matthew Swearingen, 34, reportedly jumped into the lion exhibit and touched a lion on March 18. Police said Swearingen was detained by security officers at the zoo after he climbed back out of the exhibit.