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January 04, 2006

When Animals Attack Really, Really Dumb People

Pretty horrifying, actually. Not really ha-ha funny at all.

The [Walt Disney] cartoon image of wildlife may have prompted a 49-year-old South African woman in October to try to help a seal which she believed was stranded, allowing her 1-year-old grandchild to stroke the creature in the process.

The seal responded by biting off the woman's nose.

And:

Then there was the South African robber who made the mistake last month of taking refuge in an enclosure which turned out to be home to a pair of unimpressed tigers.

A jury found him innocent by reason of being already eaten by tigers.

Keep reading it... it's all good stuff.


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