"Yes, once i came face to face with a lion, and to make matters worse, I was alone and weapon less."
"Goodness! What did you do?"
"What could I do? First I tried looking straight into his eyes, but he kept crawling up on me. Then I thought of plunging my arm down his throat, grabbing him by the tail and turning him inside out, but I decided it would be too dangerous. Yet he continued creeping up on me. I had to think fast...."
"How did you get away?"
"I just left him and passed on to the next cage."