From the chairman of the ASL Board:
Latest All-Species List Top Ten
4. Southwest African Lion
5. Great White Shark
6. Grizzly Bear (includes Kodiak and Brown Bears)
Others knocking on the door…Gorilla, Leopard Seal, Orca, Hawk, Hippo, Wolf, Ocelot, Mountain Lion, Rhino, Crocodile, Yak, Snow Leopard, Raven, Swift and Polar Bear.
‘Man’ is mired in the 330 slot.
I’m sensing a change on the list for the 11/21 update.
–From the Moscow Times: “Officials have pledged to help Russian schoolchildren who are forced to carry axes on their way to school in a bid to ward off wolves and bears, according to a statement posted on the website of the Prosecutor’s Office in the republic of Baskortostan.
“An online video revealed how children as young as 11 armed themselves against wild animals during their 10-kilometer walk.”