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Monday, February 6, 2006

The Jaws of Death

Posted by on February 6 at 16:14 PM

Posted on the PI’s website is an article about Zimbabwe that has nothing to do with the usual—the country’s economic and political woes. It is instead about a man who was pulled out of the jaws of a crocodile by villagers who formed a human chain. The best line in the article is this: “Before rescuers dragged [me] free, ‘one thing was clear that they wanted to salvage at least a piece of my flesh for burial should the crocodile get the better of [me],’ Sidumbu said.” If nothing else, Zimbabweans are a practical people.

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