DENVER (CBS4)– The man accused of jumping a barrier at the Denver Zoo and touching a tiger will face a judge on Monday.
Police say on March 18, Matthew Swearingen leapt onto a railing, and then jumped up and touched a sleeping tiger through the opening in the overhead catwalk area.
Swearigen, 34, was cited for criminal trespassing on April 2.
Neither he nor the tiger were hurt.
Swearigan later bragged about his actions on social media.