Shocking news: Cheetah attacks BBC reporter

Simon King, BBC presenter of Big Cat Diary, was recently attacked by a cheetah. It is a very unusual behaviour for an animal who tends to be easily afraid by large animals like a human.

Read it all on BBC (video here).

I am not unhappy that it did not happen to me last time I met a female cheetah:

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Photo Marc Wunderlich

Added comment: Now, people start saying that the cheetah must have been rabid. While I understand that it is always a good health security measure to protect the bitten human with shots -just to avoid taking any risks.- why don’t they start assuming that running around a wild carnivorous animal is a weird way to avoid accidents?