I realise it is some time since I have provided one of my invaluable survival guides to my dedicated urban warrior collective. Dreadlocked heads have been sadly shaken, hands have been thrust despairingly into cargo pants, wholemeal sandals have been macraméd in a listless, desultory fashion.

I have decided remedy this. As you can see from the title, this isn’t about how not to be killed. This is about reducing the risk of death at source, as it were.

My friend Ra Avis sent me the link originally. I suppose sharing a link is a bit of a cheat, but this opportunity to enlighten my crusties was too good to miss out on.

Why It’s Nearly Impossible to Castrate a Hippo