Results 1 to 13 of 13
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 37,509, Level: 59
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 341
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,907
    Points
    37,509
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 152

    The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    This footage and story are incredible. The guys at Go-Pro shot it with their sports cameras in Africa.

    The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 740,779, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    49,884
    Points
    740,779
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,695
    Given: 1,232

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Soon to be the man who got eaten by wild lions.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 388,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,070
    Points
    388,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 821
    Given: 675

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Nature is wild and brutal, but can also be loving and beautiful. This gets an extraordinary looks at the latter.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 54,075, Level: 72
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,475
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    3,939
    Points
    54,075
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 209
    Given: 382

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Soon to be the man who got eaten by wild lions.
    Same thing I was going to say, see the story about the guy who lived with grizzleys.


    Last edited by 2020cy; 01-11-2014 at 12:10 PM.

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 105,587, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,606
    Points
    105,587
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 441
    Given: 278

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Looks eerily similar to Grizzly man. He was accepted, part of the group, they even had him for dinner.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 282,586, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialOverdriveVeteran
    CyArob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    15,571
    Points
    282,586
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,683
    Given: 1,771

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Just a bunch of big ***** cats.



    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Football is just a stupid game. Who cares who has the better football team. It's just a game.

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 39,181, Level: 61
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 1,169
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    Cyclonin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    2,226
    Points
    39,181
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 401
    Given: 1,576

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Steve Irwin was an expert too, I can't imagine every single Lion would accept him and all it takes is one.



  8. #8
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 323,281, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    24,548
    Points
    323,281
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,066
    Given: 2,773

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Soon to be the man who got eaten by wild lions.
    Are you this guy? I mean, you do have pride in your name.



  9. #9
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 40,253, Level: 61
    Level completed: 93%, Points required for next Level: 97
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album picturesVeteran25000 Experience Points
    ThatllDoCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    3,894
    Points
    40,253
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 343
    Given: 439

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    Looks eerily similar to Grizzly man. He was accepted, part of the group, they even had him for dinner.
    One big difference is that this guy is able to control the population of Lions he is dealing with. He's on his reserve. Grizzly Man was in the Wild and had no idea what Bears would be around or any authority or ability to control the population. I'm not saying I would do it, but he is a bit more measured than Grizzly Man who appeared delusional and kooky.


    “Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.”
    Alan Wilson Watts

  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 10,940, Level: 31
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 310
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    TRZA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    West Side of Des Moines
    Posts
    884
    Points
    10,940
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 67
    Given: 4

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Jim Schwartz sounds like he needs a hug.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 105,587, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,606
    Points
    105,587
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 441
    Given: 278

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    One big difference is that this guy is able to control the population of Lions he is dealing with. He's on his reserve. Grizzly Man was in the Wild and had no idea what Bears would be around or any authority or ability to control the population. I'm not saying I would do it, but he is a bit more measured than Grizzly Man who appeared delusional and kooky.
    Probably, but Roy of Seigfreid and Roy was in control of his animals as well. All it takes is one, doesn't even have to be trying to harm the guy and boom, you are gone.



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 53,669, Level: 71
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 381
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Ry4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    3,238
    Points
    53,669
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 7

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    The guy actually raised the lions from when they were young. Not discounting how amazing it is just noting that he didn't just walk up to a bunch of wild lions and hang with them.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 105,587, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    6,606
    Points
    105,587
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 441
    Given: 278

    Re: The Man Who Hugs Wild Lions

    Quote Originally Posted by Ry4Cy View Post
    The guy actually raised the lions from when they were young. Not discounting how amazing it is just noting that he didn't just walk up to a bunch of wild lions and hang with them.
    If this is the case, then the Title of this thread is misleading. "Wild" suggests to me that you just happened upon this group of lions in the wild.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • Iowa State vs. TCU
  • January 31, 2015
  • 01:00 PM