Man, Cheetah, Wild

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  1. Zuni

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    Anyone else watching this show on Discovery right now? It's pretty fascinating watching this guy get right up to these animals.

    This crazy fucker is going to get killed one of these days.
     
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    It's a cheetah. He may get a few scratches and a few bites.

    Side bite Blitz has his hand down his pants right now.
     
  3. Zuni

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    It's not just cheetahs he's fucking with, he just got done chasing 3 lions away from the cheetah family. I guess you can intervene in the park if it involves an endangered species.

    EDIT: He just stared down a bull elephant that was less than 50 yards away.
     
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    Yes, watching. Was also gonna post this..

    As someone who has been to Kruger park, I can tell you that what this man is doing is absolute insanity. If he does not eventually get eaten alive he truly will be a legend of the wild
     
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    I actually won't watch shows like this. I think overall they are stupid and just done for shock value. I would much rather watch any Sir David Attenborough doc than this garbage.
     
  6. Zuni

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    Maybe you should actually watch it before passing judgement. You obviously haven't even checked it out if you thought it was only cheetahs.
     
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    Agreed. This show is not about shock value. This guy is from a lineage of five generations of game rangers. He is putting his life on the line to deliver some of the most incredible footage of an endangered species in the wild, and saving then when he can
     
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  9. Zookeeper Gabe

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    You're right i was going on what was being Said in previous posts. Its awesome that he is a legitimate ranger. That being said I'm not a fan of him interfering with nature as its against what most professionals do. Document but don't interfere, it is cool what he does and I see why but don't agree with all of it.
     
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    He's only interfering because the cheetah are endangered. He keeps reminding that if it were any other species, he would let nature take it's course. I guess the park he's in has some rule that you can interfere if it involves an endangered species.
     
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    He is going to become the next Timothy Treadwell
     
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    Watching it now and he's going beyond. Between the anesthesia, and forcing himself on them is not cool he's very lucky to not have killed the cheetah. Yes cheetahs are endangered but things were done that IMO shouldn't be. But then again I'm not on tv
     
  13. Zuni

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    Having cheetahs in the park probably makes a lot of money for the park. Maybe that's why he's going to such lengths to save them.

    I could also be totally full of shit because I have no idea how those reserves work.
     
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    When he was attempting to give the reversal drug after the cat was under anesthesia he purposely went out of his way to place the cat with the family before doing the injection for dramatic effect.
     
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    Someone get Werner Herzog.
     
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    lol.

    jokes aside, this cheetah guy tho has succeeded in creating the Jackass of Africa. Cept, what he is doing is way more dangerous
     
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    Shit I am at work, I gotta watch this show after reading all these comments. I hope it's available online.
     
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    So you don't think a cheetah can fuck a humans shit up Gabe? I remember getting into an argument in a thread with people who didn't think a fox could mangle your arm if it tried. By mangle i mean tear a chunk of flesh and leave deep lacerations. Was i wrong about that? If i wasn't wrong about the fox, i'm pretty sure a cheetah will rip you up.
     

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