A truly astonishing clip for you today. In 1982, Blue Peter sent presenter Simon Groom to visit the Shambala Preserve, a big cat sanctuary run by actress and star of Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie, Tippi Hedren, in California. So Simon met Tippi, her partner and several fully-grown male lions, a tiger, a leopard and a 'tigon' - and somehow lived to tell the tale!
(embedding's been "disabled by request" but please do click on the link below to view)
****Polite notice: Soundtrack contains elements of Tight Fit. Do not listen if easily offended****
Simon Groom somehow avoids being eaten by various big cats
Friday 9 December 2016 - 1 SEVEN NEWS 843,000 2 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT 821,000 3 NINE NEWS 758,000 4 ONE DAY CRICKET - AUS V NZ GAME 3 S2 685,000 5 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS SUM...
11 hours ago