Pet Lions Dangerous?

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    'Elephant in Living Room' Warns About Exotic Pets

    New Film Explores Growing Problem of Lions, Venomous Snakes, Cougars on the Loose.

    Two lion cubs -- Lambert and then Lacey -- filled the hole in Terry Brumfield's heart after the Piketon, Ohio, truck driver was seriously injured in an accident and slipped into a deep depression.

    He bought the exotic cats from a breeder and, at first, they were like cuddly kittens.

    "I pet and hug him," he said of the male that grew to 550 pounds. "He's something special. He roars at night like he's lonesome."

    But by the age of 2, as the lions sexually matured, Brumfield, a burly man with a mane-like beard so scraggy he looked like the lions he so adored, realized he couldn't control them.

    Elephant in the Living Room: Exotic Animals as Pets Pose Increasing Danger in the U.S. - ABC News
     
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    If this dude has sex with his lions I'm putting you on ignore.
     
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    People are fucking retarded.
     
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    The sad and really stupid thing is that these people can't seem to figure out that trying to keep and tame these wild animals is almost impossible. Then they either get seiously hurt...or they let them lose in the wild and then they wreck the native environment.
     
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    I can't help it if sex sells. :lol::razz:

    Gotta give the peeps what they want. :eusa_angel:
     
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    If people want to own these kinds of animals, fine. You need to own the amount of land necessary for your, their's and the general public's safety.
     
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    A pet lion should be alright as long as you pull it's teeth and take it's claws off. Your vet should be able to help with that.
     
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    Lion Man

     
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    Part of the Pride by Kevin Richardson the Lion Whisperer

     
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    I ain't for keeping wild animals as pets..we have plenty of animals that crave human companionship. Dogs and cats make fine pets..and really do love us.

    That said:



    This always chokes me up..I am fucking sucker for the shaggy dog stories.
     
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