22 Aug 2006 22:20:45
paradise
What kiwis do for kicks !

Well when there isnt any surf, one favourite past time is going to the zoo
...better still feeding the lions.
But feeding them yourself ?

Check out our local zoo....was in the news for the wrong reasons recently.

http://www.yourdailymedia.com/media/1156159014/Zoo_Keeper_Attacked_By_Lions

Now the day this happened we had a squad of police cars go screaming up our
street to the zoo...doing more than twice the legal limit !
My next door neigbour joked...must be someone being eaten at the zoo
!....famous last words !

NZed
PS BTW the zoo keeper has made a full recovery ...a local nurse was telling
us his puncture wounds from the claws were so big you could put your finger
in !




22 Aug 2006 03:33:10
SurfSarge
Re: What kiwis do for kicks !

That dudes an idiot..He deserved it!

paradise wrote:
> Well when there isnt any surf, one favourite past time is going to the zoo
> ...better still feeding the lions.
> But feeding them yourself ?
>
> Check out our local zoo....was in the news for the wrong reasons recently.
>
> http://www.yourdailymedia.com/media/1156159014/Zoo_Keeper_Attacked_By_Lions
>
> Now the day this happened we had a squad of police cars go screaming up our
> street to the zoo...doing more than twice the legal limit !
> My next door neigbour joked...must be someone being eaten at the zoo
> !....famous last words !
>
> NZed
> PS BTW the zoo keeper has made a full recovery ...a local nurse was telling
> us his puncture wounds from the claws were so big you could put your finger
> in !



22 Aug 2006 07:46:47
Dennis
Re: What kiwis do for kicks !


paradise wrote:
> Well when there isnt any surf, one favourite past time is going to the zoo
> ...better still feeding the lions.
> But feeding them yourself ?
>

It was most likely a case of mistaken identity. They probably thought
he was a seal.



23 Aug 2006 00:26:19
paradise
Re: What kiwis do for kicks !

The explanation we heard was that the gate latch wasnt closed properly and
was forced open by the lions....the zoo keeper was unaware that the lions
could get into the enclosure till it was too late......consequently the
latches have now been modified to ensure they close properly and securely.

NZed

"SurfSarge" <surfsarge@stoned.com > wrote in message
news:1156242790.634405.289940@i42g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...
> That dudes an idiot..He deserved it!
>
> paradise wrote:
>> Well when there isnt any surf, one favourite past time is going to the
>> zoo
>> ...better still feeding the lions.
>> But feeding them yourself ?
>>
>> Check out our local zoo....was in the news for the wrong reasons
>> recently.
>>
>> http://www.yourdailymedia.com/media/1156159014/Zoo_Keeper_Attacked_By_Lions
>>
>> Now the day this happened we had a squad of police cars go screaming up
>> our
>> street to the zoo...doing more than twice the legal limit !
>> My next door neigbour joked...must be someone being eaten at the zoo
>> !....famous last words !
>>
>> NZed
>> PS BTW the zoo keeper has made a full recovery ...a local nurse was
>> telling
>> us his puncture wounds from the claws were so big you could put your
>> finger
>> in !
>




23 Aug 2006 10:43:19
paradise
Re: What kiwis do for kicks !

Its turns out this is not the first time.
Just down the road we have Wellington Hospital ...as when it comes to money
and cutbacks ...the psch dept had limited funds and beds.
Consequently a patient left and went to the Zoo...climbed into the Tiger
enclosure ...you can guess the rest.

NZed

"Dennis" <jdmcquoid@msn.com > wrote in message
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>
> paradise wrote:
>> Well when there isnt any surf, one favourite past time is going to the
>> zoo
>> ...better still feeding the lions.
>> But feeding them yourself ?
>>
>
> It was most likely a case of mistaken identity. They probably thought
> he was a seal.
>