WHEN AN­I­MALS AT­TACK

WHITESNAKEÕS DAVID COVERDALE RE­LIVES HIS REVENANT-STYLE BEAR EN­COUNTER Ð PLUS, WE LOOK AT OTHER VIC­TIMS OF AN­I­MAL ANGERÉ PANDORABY

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ANY­ONE WHO’SWHO’S seen that scene in re­cent Leonardo Dicaprio flick The Revenant will know bears can be right fuck­ers when threat­ened. So, when Whites­nake leg­end David Coverdale oc­ca­sion­ally finds them wan­der­ing around in­side his Lake Ta­hoe re­treat, he, un­sur­pris­ingly, has an “in­vol­un­tary bowel move­ment”.

The singer says the worst oc­ca­sion was when he heard noises, which he mis­took for an in­truder, be­fore grab­bing air horns (ap­par­ently, the only use­ful bear re­pel­lent).

“As I walked out of my of­fice, 20 feet away, com­ing out of a guest room was this fuck­ing huge black bear’s head!” he re­mem­bers.“i slipped arse-over-tit go­ing in the room.the car­pet was ut­terly soaked and cov­ered in big paw prints.”

While David says he’s got­ten rid of six bears over the years, that wasn’t the last to ruin his car­pet. “I came up­stairs and saw shit all over the floor in the liv­ing room,” he says. “I shouted my inim­itable north­ern bel­low, and this fuck­ing big beau­ti­ful black bear’s head just turns round the cor­ner from the kitchen look­ing like, ‘Yes?’ ”

Af­ter shout­ing at the bear to leave (while fear­ing for his life), the front­man says it “got on its hind legs and knocked over a mar­ble col­umn with a Tiffany lamp on it. But he got out… He left a trail of dev­as­ta­tion.”

OLIVERJAMIEJAMIEOLIVER The No De­vo­tion key­boardist had a run-in with this big cat on a trail run. Af­ter a ter­ri­fy­ing stand-off, with Jamie shout­ing,“Fuck off! Fuck off you bas­tard, I’ll fuck­ing kill you!” the lion fi­nally backed away. “I re­ported th

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