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Family's Car Catches Fire in Longleat Lion Enclosure


Offbeat  (tags: environment, safari park, humans, rescue )

Cher
- 153 days ago - bbc.com
A family was left with nowhere to run when their car caught fire - in the lion enclosure at Longleat Safari Park.



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Dee C. (214)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 8:02 am
How frightening that had to have been..Thank goodness no one was hurt..human or animal..

Thanks sweetie..
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 8:21 am
Consider what could have happpened...the lions watching was a great picture .
 

Sara P. (57)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 11:47 am
Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 2:09 pm
What a nightmare. Thank God that animals are afraid about fire.
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 4:00 pm
wow At least no physical harm came to animals or stupid humans
 

Ted W. (95)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 4:13 pm
Noted! Thanks for sharing,Cher!! :)
 

Elizabeth M. (66)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 7:44 pm
Noted with thanks Cher. Thank goodness to one was hurt, and the animals were not aware. The Rangers were very close by......but being told to get back into a burning car would be frightening.
 

Dale O. (190)
Saturday April 19, 2014, 7:57 pm
Good to know that all are safe, not a pleasant experience if one comes to look at lions. Or even going elsewhere.

Why are humans stupid if they go to look at lions? Certainly it is preferable if all lions are in the wild, but hopefully these ones will be safe from the poachers.
 

Sabine H. (177)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 12:31 am
Noted and signed!
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (46)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 3:08 am
Noted. Thanke you!
 

Kathleen R. (203)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 4:11 am
Noted. Interesting story. I loved the picture of the lions laying there and watching.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 7:20 am
I'm glad nothing really bad happened.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 7:23 am
Glad No one was injured. Why are humans stupid spending time at this park where six lions died?
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 7:46 am
I am glad the lovely family were not hurt. The lions aren't stupid. They don't want to get burnt!
 

B Lewenza (76)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:29 am
Noted and shared Thanks for posting Cher. Glad that no one was hurt. What a horrifying moment and freak accident for this family to experience.
 

pam w. (191)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 10:13 am
THAT will make a wonderful story for years!
 

Stardust Noel (52)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 10:20 am
It's not stupid of the humans, I'm just glad all were safe, humans & animals both.I have been through Lion Country Safari in Fl. ( in my car) it is great, the animals are in a natural habitat .
 

Ismail A away for some time (201)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 11:28 am
noted , Thank you Ted and Cher
 

Lona Goudswaard (70)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 1:01 pm
This is one of those stories that you think are a hoax and don't believe really happened until you see the photos of the burning car. Of course it was Murphy's law that the car caught fire in the lions enclosure and not somewhere else, but Murphy could have been much crueller than this, they were lucky the got away that easy.
 
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