Re: Of Landrovers and Lions
They do that because they are fed from the back of a bakkie, they expect
food there. I recall this happening to a Jewish dentist's Suzuki a few years
back. He had us in stitches when he recounted the ordeal in his Yiddish
I had an encounter with Lions at the Lion & Rhino park in GP, the buggers
climbed all over my (then new) 316 BMW! Got off with a few scratches.
"Fanie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi All
> Yesterday I made the foolish mistake of letting my better half drive the
> disco through a local game reserve while I tried my best to pacify the two
> squeakers in the back. Anyway the fellow said that the lions were rather
> keen on spare wheel covers and not to let one get behind the vehicle. With
> three lions sitting right next to the track, the wife thought this was an
> unmissable photo op and decided to stop and lean over to get a few good
> shots (they were sitting on the passenger side). As soon as the big male
> got up I told her to get going pronto. Well you can guess the rest. The
> lion ripped the spare wheel cover (that took me about 10mins of puffing
> and grunting to get on) off in about 2 sec, while we were dawdling off in
> low first.
> Fortunately my oldest (2.4years), who usually runs amok in the back of the
> disco was sitting with me in the middle seats, or I fear he might have
> thought this was getting a little too close to nature. Anyway, I am now in
> the market for a new wheel cover and am not keen on LR pricing. Any ideas
> on where to get cheap one?