1bSvH5NrDfFuf0ib0qr59Eg

Going Toe-to-Paw: When Men and Animals Compete

Michael Phelps isn’t the first to scrap with a wild beast

Did you hear the good news? Michael Phelps is racing a shark to promote the annual time-suck that is Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Interesting? Maybe. Shocking? Not really. Phelps is hardly the first human to compete against a wild beast in a feat of strength or absurdity. And because today is Friday and we don’t have anything better to do, we’ve collected our favorites below.

Man vs. Bear

Man vs. Ostrich

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WcMRpozO4s

Men vs. Elephant

Man vs. Orangutan

Man vs. Dog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LW3gOnDf3w

Man vs. Eagle

Man vs. Chicken