Man jumps into zoo enclosure to take selfie on top of 120-year-old tortoise to get a lot of likes on FacebookBy Mason White 10:21 AM February 24, 2015
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A man who wanted to become famous on Facebook, was arrested.
The man has been arrested after taking a selfie while standing on top of a giant 120-year-old tortoise at a zoo in India.
24-year-old Fazal Shaik was arrested under the Wildlife Protection Act in Hyderabad, after uploading the photos to social media sites.
He posed for the camera while standing on the shell of the Galapagos tortoise after jumping into the enclosure while visiting the city zoo.
Shaik, who is facing six months in prison if convicted, allegedly told police: “I just wanted to put it on Facebook so I get a lot of likes.”
Ramakrishna Rao, who works for the Nehru Zoological Park, said: “He got a lot of attention, but not the kind he wanted.”