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Old 03-04-2003, 05:17 AM
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A wealthy man decides to go on a safari in Africa.
> > He takes his faithful pet dachshund along for company. One day,
the
> > dachshund starts chasing butterflies and before long the
dachshund
> > discovers that he is lost.
> > So, wandering about, he notices a leopard heading rapidly in his
> > direction with the obvious intention of having lunch. The
dachshund
> > thinks, "OK, I'm in deep trouble now!"
> > Then he notices some bones on the ground close by, and
immediately
> > settles down to chew on the bones with his back to the
approaching
> > cat. Just as the leopard is about to leap, the dachshund
exclaims
> > loudly, "Boy, that was one delicious leopard. I wonder if there
are any
> > more around here?"
> > Hearing this, the leopard halts his attack in mid-stride, as a
look
> > of terror comes over him, and slinks away into the trees.
"Whew," says
> > the leopard. "That was close. That dachshund nearly had me."
> >
> > Meanwhile, a monkey who has been watching the whole scene from a
> > nearby tree figures he can put this knowledge to good use and
trade it
> > for protection from the leopard. So, off he goes. But the
dachshund
> > sees him heading after the leopard with great speed, and figures
that
> > something must be up. The monkey soon catches up with the
leopard,
> > spills the beans and strikes a deal for himself with the
leopard.
> >
> > The leopard is furious at being made a fool of and says, "Here
monkey
> > hop on my back and see what's going to happen to that conniving
> > canine."
> > Now the dachshund sees the leopard coming with the monkey on his

> > back, and thinks, "What am I going to do now?"
> > But instead of running, the dog sits down with his back to his
attackers,
> > pretending he hasn't seen them yet... and just when they get
close
> > enough to hear, the dachshund says, "Where's that monkey? I sent
him
> > off half an hour ago to bring me another leopard."
> >
> > SOMETIMES IF YOU CANT DAZZLE THEM WITH BRILLIANCE THEN
> > BAFFLE THEM WITH BULL!
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