The cruelty of the Jack-in-the-Box referee cannot be denied; he knows that the bumpkin holds his bow incorrectly, and this may well result in death. It could be his death, if the older man's eyesight is bad and the arrow goes low; it could be the death of the old man, if the brute's great strength somehoe launches the arrow with sufficient force.
The bear enjoys the spectacle, and delights in the mayhem to come; the cat cannot watch, but doesn't point out any of the dangers. The worm on the brute realizes his time is drawing nigh.
What kind of zoo is this?