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March 8, 2005

In an attempt to train its employees for potential animal breakouts, a Japanese zoo has taken to simulating a real lion with a person dressed in a lion suit.  Yes, a person in a lion suit.  Rawr.

CLICK HERE to see the video.  My favorite part is the attack on the mesh fence.  Or maybe the expressions on the giraffes. 

2 Comments leave one →
  1. March 8, 2005 5:39 pm

    Oh my lord, surely that could not have been done in complete seriousness. ! I was crying the whole time with laughter. ROOARR!!! The griaffes faces are classic.

  2. March 8, 2005 6:28 pm

    I was spellbound! I almost forgot that it wasn’t a real lion attack. Boy, special effects just get better and better!

    In reality, I can only hope that they used real tranquilizer darts.

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