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Date: 07/18/10 02:00 PM

59 Responses to The Lion Whisperer

  1. Profile photo of techgeek07
    techgeek07 Male 30-39
    2593 posts
    July 16, 2010 at 8:17 pm
    Link: The Lion Whisperer - Seven minutes of awesome, win, and aww.
  2. Profile photo of SLC77
    SLC77 Male 13-17
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    July 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    whoa.
  3. Profile photo of yarrrpirate
    yarrrpirate Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 2:17 pm
    His life insurance rates must be sky high.
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    Damshek Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    Can anyone explain why was there an olympic skier zipping his pants at the lion at 1:19?
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    cndman15 Male 18-29
    328 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 2:21 pm
    sooo whens the part when he gets eaten?
  6. Profile photo of sofaking42
    sofaking42 Male 18-29
    252 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 2:39 pm
    I bet he gets all kinds of cut and bruises when they "play" with him. Looks painful and not fun at all
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    kribbe Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 2:50 pm
    well lions are like cats only they`re bigger and sees us as food, in this case they use someone as a bait to lure in more "food"
  8. Profile photo of GeniusSolar
    GeniusSolar Male 13-17
    158 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 2:50 pm
    Aww of the day fo` sho`.
  9. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    July 18, 2010 at 3:03 pm
    He is so game, lets see how long this lasts!
  10. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 3:21 pm
    BeastMaster!!!
  11. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    July 18, 2010 at 3:56 pm
    I`ll bet Tim Treadwell thought the same way. These creatures eat meat, and we`re meat.
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    ryski_59 Female 18-29
    245 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 4:00 pm
    ... I want to be this guy! 8D
  13. Profile photo of ElMustache
    ElMustache Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 4:26 pm
    I watched this whole thing waiting for it to say kevin richardson 19 blah blah - 2009.
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    shaboinkin Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 4:38 pm
    They are like dogs almost, the way they jump all over that man and play with him. My cat would never do all that lol
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    handys003 Male 50-59
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    July 18, 2010 at 4:47 pm
    That ws pretty cool. It`s amazing how a good scratch just melts the other species.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    July 18, 2010 at 4:52 pm
    yeah, it was all cute when Sigfreid and Roy did this too, until one day . . .
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    RowdyWeeps Female 18-29
    31 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 5:11 pm
    I know that they`re wild animals and extremely dangerous predators...

    ...But this video still made me go, "KITTY!"
  18. Profile photo of vorpalsword
    vorpalsword Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 5:47 pm
    this guy can use this trick to get loads of women (i was about to say pussy but that would be stupid)
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    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 5:49 pm
    >>yeah, it was all cute when Sigfreid and Roy did this too, until one day . . .

    LOL!
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    Neko_Sik Female 18-29
    697 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 6:06 pm
    Kevin Richardson is a wonderful man. I`ve studied him a bit, learned what he does and how he does it. What he does is truly respectable, unlike some. He is a role model
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 6:09 pm
    I am insanely jealous, he is living my life.
  22. Profile photo of Dead-Kittens
    Dead-Kittens Male 30-39
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    July 18, 2010 at 6:17 pm
    Teabagged @ 4:01. makes it allll worthwhile.
  23. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    Ummmm... oh yeah, who was that guy that used to play with the bears?
  24. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 6:21 pm
    His life insurance rates must be sky high.

    Imagine you`re making decisions for an insurance company. Would you ensure him at all? An adult lion can easily kill a human without even meaning to. On the other hand, these lions are clearly pleased to see him and to have him around.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 6:26 pm
    They are like dogs almost, the way they jump all over that man and play with him.

    Lions are pack animals to an extent that`s very unusual in cats. Since dogs are the pack animal we`re most familiar with by a huge margin, it`s easy for us to see pack animal aspects of lion behaviour as being like dogs.
  26. Profile photo of IamBored29
    IamBored29 Male 18-29
    648 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 6:46 pm
    @ mykunter

    That "guy" didnt raise those bears...it would seem this guy is part of the cat`s lives from the time they are cubs. Reguardless, as much as i admire the connection this guy makes with these beautiful animals, and the wonderful time he must have with them...its still a scary thing to be that vulnerable with giant killing machines.
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    Loxen Female 30-39
    1387 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 7:58 pm
    Watch this guy pull a Steve Irwin... everyone will expect him to be lion food and he`ll end up dying by something weird like an anteater.
  28. Profile photo of mchudson
    mchudson Female 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 8:29 pm
    Coolest thing ever!! I was personally impressed that he was allowed to hold the lion cubs without mom tearing him apart....really neat!
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    mayobama Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 8:51 pm
    Animal Planet had a special on him a few months back and he raises the lions from cubs. He also raises hyenas. It was a pretty good special. He also has a giraffe. Just saying.
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    poofydoom Female 18-29
    61 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 10:03 pm
    big kitties!
  31. Profile photo of oceanbeast
    oceanbeast Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 10:07 pm
    although this guy seems to be cool with the cats, never could i imagine a lion to lose its instinct and "accidentally" swipe his face off with 1/10th of its strength.
  32. Profile photo of Moonfire14
    Moonfire14 Female 13-17
    35 posts
    July 18, 2010 at 10:08 pm
    awwww this is so adorable. But sheesh, when I think about how painful it is to "play" with a pack of puppies, I cannot imagine playing with lions.
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    KtySpix Male 18-29
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    July 18, 2010 at 10:33 pm
    <3 that was so cute :3
  34. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    July 18, 2010 at 11:02 pm
    awwww this is so adorable. But sheesh, when I think about how painful it is to "play" with a pack of puppies, I cannot imagine playing with lions.

    That struck me as well. A male lion can easily weigh as much as two big men. If one of them flops onto you while you`re rolling around playing with them, it`s going to hurt. A playful swat from a lion could break your ribs. They`ve really got to scale it down to play safely with a human.

    The thing is, though - he`s been doing it for years and he isn`t dead. So clearly the lions can and do scale it down.
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    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
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    July 19, 2010 at 3:28 am
    4 things

    1. good post.
    2. pmarren didnt comment? lions ARE cats
    3. LOL @ elmustache!
    4. lions know how to play gentle- dogs are strong, too, and a very large one could kill you. yet, they usually go their entire lives without biting anyone.
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    kimkio Female 18-29
    877 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 3:44 am
    awww he`s sooo sweet. i wanna adopt him! I`m gonna love him and pet him and squeeze him and call him George
  37. Profile photo of deadpopstar
    deadpopstar Female 18-29
    497 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 5:15 am
    That man is one of the luckiest people in the world. I would love to be doing that!
  38. Profile photo of FLCL_Reaper
    FLCL_Reaper Female 18-29
    92 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 5:44 am
    awww :D
  39. Profile photo of KellsBells
    KellsBells Female 30-39
    316 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 5:46 am
    This is truly awesome! Quite a nice way to start out a Monday.

    It makes me wonder if he covers himself in some sort of lion catnip or happy lion pheromone that makes the lions think he`s no threat in any way. Most of those lions looked like my cats when they were high on catnip.

    And yeah, I`m totally jealous. :-P
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    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 6:48 am
    He must be a Leo.
  41. Profile photo of kummi90
    kummi90 Male 18-29
    541 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 7:39 am
    Holy moly! LION WRESTLING FTW
  42. Profile photo of Concetra
    Concetra Male 18-29
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    July 19, 2010 at 7:55 am
    awwwwwwesome
  43. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    July 19, 2010 at 8:00 am
    I hope the lion eats him... Even better if days later, the lion then dies because the dude becomes a bowel obstruction.

    Two birds, one stone.
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    Aobuluz Male 18-29
    28 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 8:34 am
    Steve Irwin was pretty cool too - and we all know what happened to him! I`m guessing this guy will get the chomp at some point.
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    Oystah Female 40-49
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    July 19, 2010 at 10:07 am
    All I did was try to pull some random lint/string/hair UFO from my cat`s mouth this morning and it looks like I went five rounds with a cactus.
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    Dak Male 18-29
    27 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 10:37 am
    My life sucks.
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    malinschen Female 18-29
    444 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 10:55 am
    Kitteh!
  48. Profile photo of RoboPatton
    RoboPatton Male 30-39
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    July 19, 2010 at 12:13 pm
    Real life beast master!

    If I was this dude, I would travel the wilderness with furry underpants, and a sword, fighting injustice.
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    heavenly15 Female 13-17
    965 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 1:51 pm
    I WANT TO BE THIS MAN.
  50. Profile photo of MissMage
    MissMage Female 18-29
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    July 19, 2010 at 2:30 pm
    If I`m remembering correctly, that footage near the end is really amazing because that lioness was afraid to go into the water, but when this guy waded in she followed him.

    This is amazing.
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    mattmarsden Male 13-17
    2 posts
    July 19, 2010 at 9:51 pm
    for everyone talking about timothy treadwell, it was an old, starving bear that wasn`t from the area. in 13 seasons out in alaska, he was attacked by one bear. most people have a higher chance of getting attacked by one in their hometowns!
  52. Profile photo of BlooPikachu
    BlooPikachu Female 18-29
    346 posts
    July 20, 2010 at 7:45 am
    That was so beautiful!
  53. Profile photo of valleybronco
    valleybronco Female 18-29
    93 posts
    July 20, 2010 at 1:40 pm
    watching this with my kitty in my lap, awwww. : )
  54. Profile photo of Tylerch
    Tylerch Male 18-29
    46 posts
    July 20, 2010 at 6:15 pm
    that was pretty amazing to watch. thankz.
  55. Profile photo of x13purplesta
    x13purplesta Female 30-39
    235 posts
    July 20, 2010 at 6:36 pm
    Incredible. Those animals are absolutely beautiful. He is a lucky man to experience them like that.
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    stormEsky Female 18-29
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    July 21, 2010 at 6:53 am
    wish i was that guy..
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    burnin_roses Female 18-29
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    July 23, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    Yeah at first I thought this was fake only because I was jealous and want to have that experience =[
  58. Profile photo of Phantom7
    Phantom7 Male 18-29
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    July 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm
    aw man those animals really love him...i came in here thinking i was ganna say something sarcastic or lame about this vid...but its freakin amazing...jus wow
  59. Profile photo of deanlloyd
    deanlloyd Male 18-29
    18 posts
    July 23, 2010 at 9:35 pm
    thats just amazing
    the fact he has such courage to interact with these animals.most people including natives would normally stay away from lions and such. so crazy man in the vid you have my respect

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