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High on a hill was a lonely goatherd... with a trebuchet
Driving through a mountain pass in a rainforest, with
lowering clouds trailing tendrils of mist amongst the
mossed trunks, we peered intently into the gloom.
This was where it was supposed to have happened...
where the "incidents" were most commonly reported as
warning, there was a massive noise and the
dismembered carcass of a goat (perhaps) appeared on
windscreen of our bus. A piercing, roaring scream
shattered the stunned silence as the bus driver
violently, taking the next curve at high speed and on two
Passengers stared carefully at the passing forest, hoping
to catch a glimpse / not see what was "chasing" us.
Later, the driver doubled back and slipped Cletus [the
leopard] $50 and
another dismembered goat.
Here, goatsy, goatsy...
Presumably inspired by...?
Potential sporting synergies await. [theleopard, Apr 25 2012]
||Why not throw the same carcass over and over again? Especially after, say, it is processed by a taxidermist? Also, if you start with one ordinary accidental roadkill, there is no reason to kill a goat for this purpose.
||True enough. It would soon become rather
disgusting and smelly, though that wouldn't be
something the average nature tourist would notice,
||Bun for giving me $50. These be hard times...
||Well, I figured you'd already developed a prototype
goat thrower for your Jurassic Faaark! device. I just
put it to a slightly different use.
||Can only give a bun if, while the trebuchet is being pulled back into launch position, two hands open a goat launching aperture.
||I almost named this "Goat Tosser" then thought
better of it.
||You haven't the bottle for it, .