Author Topic: DISCUSSION: What is the most dangerous animal you think you can defeat unarmed?  (Read 1623 times)

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This thread reminded me of this story of a jogger drowning a rabid raccoon that attacked her:

https://bangordailynews.com/2017/06/14/news/midcoast/maine-woman-attacked-by-raccoon-drowns-rabid-animal-in-puddle/
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RogueGunslinger

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One out of ten tries? And I learn from the previous attempts? One adult elephant.

A feel like a lion would be able to twist and turn 180 in your grip 100% of the time. I also feel like you'd have a hard time getting full leverage around its neck and mane to get it to pass out before you tire out. 

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Pretty sure I've got less than a 10% chance of surviving a cougar attack even if I have a gun.

Any critter that is hard to damage and can bleed me out (even if it can't straight up maim me) is gonna be a problem. Ten attempts is nice, but I don't learn physical skills fast.

I could prob'ly take a coyote.
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One out of ten tries? And I learn from the previous attempts? One adult elephant.

A feel like a lion would be able to twist and turn 180 in your grip 100% of the time. I also feel like you'd have a hard time getting full leverage around its neck and mane to get it to pass out before you tire out.

How do you even fight an elephant?
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RogueGunslinger

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Exhaust it to death. I mean, I have a lot of time, right? I imagine their turn radius isn't that great, and if they're actively trying to kill me it shouldn't be too hard to keep them running. I bet it would dehydrate and die way sooner than I would.

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As far as I know no grizzly bear has ever been trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I am trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Knowing this I could easily kill a grizzly bear in two or three motions.

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i could grab and throw a turtle
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The most interesting part of this question is that it shows which people are 100% disconnected from reality.  ;D ;D

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The most interesting part of this question is that it shows which people are 100% disconnected from reality.  ;D ;D
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RogueGunslinger

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Well you have to be skirting the line, otherwise it wouldn't be the most dangerous. This is a fun question.

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The most interesting part of this question is that it shows which people are 100% disconnected from reality.  ;D ;D
Hey but for real I was joking about an African lion. I liked my platoon's responses, though. Some are tenable.

But for real I know BJJ, which is a super power.
And then I sat there going "really? that was it? that's so stupid."

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Namino

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Lol. I do love this question.

So far in this thread we've had someone call out the largest living land animal and the second biggest land carnivore.

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Namino.
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According to a CPW release, the body of an 80-pound juvenile mountain lion was located on the West Ridge Trail. “The runner did everything he could to save his life.

I am unable to find any cases of an adult human male (or female) Actually beating an adult healthy mountain lion bare handed. Many cases of escape. Otherwise the mountain lion is like  500-1-70.

So, mountain lion would be a good pick IMO, well inside the 10% chance.

RGS, Ballsy idea, not one I would risk. Largest land animal, Stupid fast and one of the smartest with problem solving abilities?
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RogueGunslinger

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Elephants are only fast in bursts and straight lines. And they have slow startup speed. It could probably swing its head and trunk fast though, so you would need to be out of reach. It could probably run me down if I just tried sprinting away in a straight line. I bet after I avoided the first two or three charges I could then safely just start jogging away.

Here is the real issue though, im horribly out of shape when it comes to endurance running. Someone else would have a much better shot.

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I got chased by a wild stallion in the hills of Wyoming. I don't think I could even remotely take that beast although for a moment I had to strongly consider it. Don't want to imagine what it could do to me. Nothing good!

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  Deer look pretty tough.
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I think I would give myself a 10% chance against a hammerhead shark, given the terms of engagement.

Hammerhead sharks have a relatively smaller mouth than other sharks, and shallower water limits their ability to turn and apply the jaws. That water is also an impediment to humans, but I might be able to stamp on its head between the bottom of the arena and damage critical structures. I would have to be wary that it didn't just hammer into me first, though, putting me fully in the water and then opening up snack time.

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I could step on a boner death spider, (brazilian wandering spider) then scream my head off.
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My fuckfzce of a bloodhound kicks my ass and takes me down daily, so probably a small dog.
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  Deer look pretty tough.

Dude forgot that humans are only so OP in the current meta because we've spec'd heavily into tool use.
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  Deer look pretty tough.

Dude forgot that humans are only so OP in the current meta because we've spec'd heavily into tool use.

Jesus that guy has a lot of free time.

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I could throw a sharp stick at a rabbit.
But I’m too weak to cute animals.
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