Originally Posted by shawmutt
Man, just goes to show that no matter how much we "tame" them they are still wild animals. Like the tiger attack in Vegas.
Er... I'm not sure I agree. "wild" vs "tame" isn't quite the same as simply not being able to fully comprehend us the way we might communicate with each other. Like Toirtis said, they don't understand we can't hold our breath just like them.
As for the tiger.. Well. Wasn't the guy hitting him on the nose or something trying to punish him for doing something wrong? I don't think that proves the animal any less tame. If I hit my brother in the back of the head a few times he'll get angry and swing around at me too ;)
Sometimes, especially with the tiger attack, I think we get too caught up in our "superiority" and forget what we're dealing with.