I think the RT podcast has estabilshed pretty clearly that cats can survive any fall above a given height (about 7 stories.) This got me thinking; since Lions are basically large cats they could technically function as feline ODSTs. we simply round a pride of hungry lions into the back of a C 130, and then drive them out over the unsuspecting enemy positions. I can imagine that a surprise lion attack would be very effective. Infact, even if the lions didn't survive the drop, wouldnt being hit by a lion be pretty nasty anyway? so the question is: would this work, could this work, what other roles could our favourite animals have on the battleground?
well, cats have need at least 7 stories, and after that their pretty much safe from any hight. I'd say around 6000-10 000 feet should do the job, considering flying to low might result in the whole plane and the pride of lions being shot down :(