DENVER - The intoxicated woman found inside the elephant exhibit at the Denver Zoo Monday night has been identified as Kelly Flynn.
Police tweeted that Flynn, 21, was arrested for trespassing.
Flynn is described as white, with brown hair and blue eyes.
"Extremely intoxicated female entered elephant pen at zoo & sat down next to electrical wires," police tweeted at 10:08 p.m. Monday. "Female transported to nearby hospital due to high level of intoxication."
The Denver Zoo emailed this statement about the incident:
"At around 8:55 p.m., on December 23, 2013, Denver Zoo security was alerted that a disoriented woman was found inside an animal yard in the zoo’s Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit. No animals were in the yard at that time. The woman was transported for medical care. Denver police and Denver Zoo are talking to guests to determine what happened."
Flynn's first court hearing is scheduled for Jan. 22.