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(VIDEO) Watch this lion hunt !!!

Discussion in 'Hunting, Fishing & Camping' started by catharsis, Dec 30, 2003.

  1. catharsis


    Dec 3, 2002
  2. TScottW99

    TScottW99 NRA Life Member

    Jul 15, 2002
    Roanoke, VA

    OOPS! Think I'll stick to deer & turkey. They don't tend to come after you if you miss or make a bad shot ;g ;a

  3. surfinusa


    Jul 31, 2003
    Looks to me like a 12 gauge pump loaded with 00 buck would have been appropriate. The trick here is to drop to one knee and shoot straight at the animal rather than stand and shoot over it as it runs toward you. Of course no one wants to get down to the same level as a lion.
  4. Same here
  5. jchast

    jchast Draw Yer Gun!

    Sep 23, 2003
    Western PA
    That dude will never know how close he came to death...
  6. freakshow10mm

    freakshow10mm 10mm Advocate

    I counted nine shots. Leasons learned:

    Bring a double rifle. No bolt to work. You might short stroke it and rechamber an empty case. If you can afford to go on a lion hunt you can afford to buy a double rifle.

    Plan on shooting more than once. As soon as you hit him, hit him again. Everytime he gets up, hit em again.

    Watch the crossfire.

    Bring lots of ammo.
  7. onemilmhz

    onemilmhz Ten Ninety Five

    Jun 25, 2003
    Georgia on my mind
    You said it. Seems like an awefully good way to get shot in the heat of the moment! At first I thought the guy on the far right had taken a bullet but I think he was only dodging out of the way as the lion ran back through. Jeez, that was intense. I have to give it to those two up front, they stayed their ground and kept firing until the last second. Impending death can be a great motivator!
  8. Halfcocked

    Halfcocked striker fired

    Oct 14, 2002
    Houston, TX
    Lesson learned? Someone in the group should have been carrying a shotgun. The funny thing about wild animals is that they don't often know they are supposed to stay in high powered rifle range.
  9. Wow!! Lesson Learned? Stick to hunting rabbits.;P
  10. hwyhobo


    Jun 3, 2003
    Silicon Valley
    This is a repeat of a long thread (79 posts) we had right here.
  11. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

    Jan 20, 2004
    Alaska, again (for now)
    lesson learned, HIT you target, if you watch closely, you can see they miss quite a few times, lions are not hard to kill, you just have to hit them hard and in the boiler room
  12. Guest

    Post it again! The link stopped working. I wanna see!
  13. imb

    imb My brave knight

    May 7, 2002
    I wanna see it too!