What with all the movies, zoos and National Geographic specials, we feel pretty familiar with African lions. They perform in circuses and animate cartoons. Nice kitty kitty.
But when you come face to face with the real deal in the shade of a shrub on the red sands of the Kalahari Desert, you realize there is neither silver screen, flat screen nor any screen between you and 500 pounds of fangs, claws and sinew.
The King of Beasts still kills and eats Homo sapiens in Africa. Best back off. Slowly. If this lion attacks, he won’t be bluffin’ or lyin’.
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