It is known that jumping into a zoo enclosure is usually deadly, but in this story, it saved a life. In 1990, Rick Swope, a truck driver, did unexpected something during a visit to the Detroit Zoo.
When he, his wife and their 3 kids stood to watch the chimp exhibit, a fight happened between 2 chimps. Jo-Jo, one of the chimps, tried to escape, but he suddenly fell into a deep moat. Jo-Jo wasn’t able to swim, it could have been deadly. Swope, who was 200 pounds and 5’10, immediately jumped in and grabbed Jo-Jo.
Swope pulled Jo-Jo onto the shore, and he tried to keep the chimp from the slipping in the water. Swope said that the chimp was pretty lifeless, but he was still alive. Swope added that Jo-Jo was looking at him, and it was obvious that he knew what was happening.
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You will be shocked to see a huge lion getting a foot massage from a man and the lions seems to be in a lazy and sluggish mood. This video also comes as a proof for those who claim that man cannot be friends with ferocious animals like lions. The caretaker person from a Predator Park in South Africa gives this lion a relaxing and soothing foot massage and lion looks pretty peaceful and friendly.
Don't worry, it is not one of those videos where the lions stands up and attacks the man who takes care of it. The guy sets a perfect example on how friendly lions could be as the lion seems to be having the time of his life and acts friendly. It is rightly said that the animals should be treated in a friendly way and watching this video makes everyone wish to switch places with the friendly caretaker at the park!