November 3, 2004

Don't try this at home

From MSNBC/Reuters: bq. Man tries to convert lions to Jesus, gets bitten A man leaped into a lionís den at the Taipei Zoo on Wednesday to try to convert the king of beasts to Christianity, but was bitten in the leg for his efforts. bq. "Jesus will save you!" shouted the 46-year-old man at two African lions lounging under a tree a few meters away. Fortunately for him: bq. One of the lions, a large male with a shaggy mane, bit the man in his right leg before zoo workers drove it off with water hoses and tranquilizer guns. bq. Newspapers said that the lions had been fed earlier in the day, otherwise the man might have been more seriously hurt ... or worse. Here kitty kitty kitty... (Hat tip to Dean Esmay) Posted by DaveH at November 3, 2004 4:18 PM