Against his better judgment, the big game hunter is talked into
taking both his wife AND her mother along on one of his
It does not go well. The mother-in-law is, if anything, harder
to get along with in the wilds than she was in the city. And to
make matters worse, she won't even abide by the simple camp
rules designed to keep the safari safe.
One night after dinner, the hunter's wife realizes her mother is
missing. Panicked, she rushes to her husband and begs him to
institute a search.
He sighs, and together they set out. But before they've gone
far, they hear throaty growling. Soon they come upon a small
clearing in which the mother-in-law stands, backed up against
thick, seemingly impenetrable jungle brush, and facing a huge
The wife whispers urgently, "What are we going to do?"
"Nothing whatever," responds her husband. "The lion got himself
into this mess, now let him get himself out of it."