Two tripeds and two monopeds? Four guys and eight legs?
Instead of a problem, you should see a solution in the making!
Artfully place thumb, there. And the dude is sadly under-equipped, IIRC.
I was always worried about using analog etching to record sounds .. a digital representation would have been far more decodable that requiring any putative aliens to retro-craft a whole audio technology before trying to understand the content.
And as we learn from narrator Peter Falk, Buttercup eventually realizes that “As you wish” is code for “I love you.”
I know Tarzan the Tarmangani intends some sort of relay race, and may even intend to participate rather than merely pointing and plotting, this time, but has he even given a moment to consider how the first runner will elude Tantor’s stompy charge and how runner two will convince the enraged rogue bull elephant to follow him instead?
We know trees are iffy, and Tantor is particularly stompy, after all.
I think this is just Tarzan’s next great “population control” idea.
Not only that. In five to seven billion years, the sun will expand and incinerate the earth, making all life* extinct forever.
(That we know of today)
And in all likelihood, the idiot who thought a put with punji stakes was a great idea would get turned down, and the neighborhood would survive yet another incursion by gentrification.
See, government has its uses.