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Think you have a tough commute? Spare a thought for 35-year old Balaji Vithoba Kohde of Mangrud, India. On Monday evening, on his pedal home from work, he was attacked by a tigress.
The Times of India called Kohde a “21st century Tarzan.”
Rahul Sorte, a forest ranger, said: “Kohde was caught unawares when the tigress suddenly appeared on the scene. He managed to protect himself with his bicycle.”
Using a heavy steel Indian bicycle as a defence against a fast predator is a good plan. Outrunning a ravenous beast is not the best of ideas, although Raleigh’s African marketing division had different ideas in the 1930s…