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Posted: 3/11/2002 7:23:57 AM EST
[b]Tigers Maul S.African Robber After Botched Heist[/b] Mon Mar 11,10:42 AM ET JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A thief escaping from a botched robbery at a game sanctuary near Johannesburg made a fatal mistake when he climbed a high fence and found himself in the tigers' den, police said Monday. "They grabbed him and first played with him. He died of a broken neck and a fractured skull," police spokeswoman Milica Bezuidenhout told Reuters. The body was removed after the tigers, a male and a female, had been sedated, she said. The 28-year-old victim, a South African, and an accomplice had held up the gate guard at the Rhino and Lion Reserve at Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, Saturday, but fled when staff and visitors became suspicious and chased them. The accomplice and the driver of the getaway car were arrested and were to appear in court later Monday, Bezuidenhout said.
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 7:39:24 AM EST
Perhaps we should all chip in to provide them with a few more tigers... poor beasts will have their work cut out for them!
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 8:48:42 AM EST
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 9:53:01 AM EST
Baahahaha. I agree with Big Bear. haha
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 9:58:43 AM EST
I downloaded a sick video the other day of some tourist being attacked by Lions and eaten while people sat in their cars. Still makes me sick to think about it.
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 10:01:49 AM EST
They refer to the thief who got eaten as the victim!
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 10:12:26 AM EST
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 10:29:57 AM EST
I just hope the tigers don't get AIDS from eating tainted meat.
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 10:46:53 AM EST
It's just too bad that kind of poetic justice isn't served to all scumbags. But it's great to hear nontheless! Oh, and [b]Ban the Tigers! It's for the children![/b]
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 12:40:24 PM EST
Guess humans don't taste too good to Tigers since they didn't EAT HIM.. HA HA HA
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 12:44:44 PM EST
Go tigers!
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 12:48:44 PM EST
Second the Darwin Award!
Link Posted: 3/11/2002 1:04:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 3/11/2002 1:05:42 PM EST by UlysseNardin_1846]
[b]Q:[/b] WTF was he trying to steal? [b]A:[/b] I think the guy wanted to be like that Jeff Propst dude from "Survivor". He wanted a tiger tooth to wear around his neck. Sure got it alright!
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