Damn, this lion picked the wrong dude to mess with! https://www.yahoo.com/gma/trail-run...f-defense-093103429--abc-news-topstories.html Reminds me of this, in the 80's some guy was in Africa on vacation. On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air. The elephant seemed distressed, so he approached it very carefully. He got down on one knee, inspected the elephants foot, and found a large piece of wood deeply embedded in it. As carefully and as gently as he could, he worked the wood splinter out with his knife, after which the elephant gingerly put down its foot. The elephant turned to face the man, and with a rather curious look on its face, stared at him for several tense moments. Guy was frozen in fear, thinking of nothing else but being trampled. Eventually the elephant trumpeted loudly, turned, and walked away. He never forgot that elephant or the events of that day. Twenty years later, He was walking through the Chicago Zoo with his family As they approached the elephant enclosure, one of the creatures turned and walked over to near where he and his son were standing. The large bull elephant stared at him, lifted its front foot off the ground, then put it down. The elephant did that several times then trumpeted loudly, all the while staring at the man. Remembering the encounter he could not help wondering if this was the same elephant. He summoned up his courage, climbed over the railing, and made his way into the enclosure. He walked right up to the elephant and stared back in wonder. The elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around one of his legs and slammed him against the railing, killing him instantly. Probably wasn’t the same elephant.