European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 30 1968, Page 11

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 30, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseAzine there May not be a Tiger in the tank but there is quite clearly a lion on the Hood. How did a cat like me Ever get caught in a traffic Jam like this a huh. That ought to take care of that itching nose i be got. Friday August 30, 1968 is photos by Scott Gates if you be always wanted to take an african safari but somehow Haven t been Able to scratch up the necessary capital take heart there can be a safari in your future. That is if you be got a car for the newest trick is a drive in lion Park where you can enjoy a close up View of the King of the Jungle from the safety of the family Auto. It is As close As you could Ever want to get to a lion says Antoon Van Hooff owner of the burgers zoo and lion Park in ahem the Netherlands. The arnhem Park on of eight in the world has had but one Accident since its opening in May. A Man from Finland was badly mauled when a lion pulled him through his car window a d Van Hooff. This explains Why a rigid Rule at the pork is windows Zebra striped trucks roam the area making sure visitors obey this and other rules. The big cats Are free to roam a 60 acre tract. Actually we Don t have much trouble with the animals said Van Hooff but the visitors Are sometimes difficult to although the cats Seldom cause injury they occasionally gnaw through tires. We replace the tires when this happens said Van Hooff. More animals Are planned for the arnhem Park until a genuine african setting will be reproduced. The idea is catching on rapidly a lion Park opened in Gelsenkirchen near Essen in Germany recently and another is planned in to Angeles. In the meantime arnhem safari anyone Jay Ligon the stars and stripes Page 11

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