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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.


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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