BOSTON – A teenage boy suffered a head injury at a Boston zoo after falling 15 feet into a pit in a lion exhibit.
Boston police Officer Joe Zanoli said the lions were secured at the time and had no contact with the 16-year-old boy.
Zanoli said the boy was removed by Boston firefighters and taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Boston EMS spokeswoman Jen Mehigan said the accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. She said it wasn't immediately clear how the boy got into the pit.
Movie crews have been at the zoo filming "The Zookeeper," starring Kevin James as a zookeeper with no luck at love.
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