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Man eaten by alligator
worstcase at 8:19PM, June 21, 2009
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Today, on fathers day, a young man was eaten by an alligator in the pearl river here in my lovely state of Mississipi, about 20-30 minutes from where i live.

As soon as the news story gets on the website i'll link it, but I am completely at a loss for how something like this could happen. I have not ever heard of anything like this happening in…well a really really really long time.

Any thoughts? Similar situations? This is just awful!
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WhizKidDoubleCross at 11:02PM, June 21, 2009
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Honestly I haven't heard of a kid being eaten by anything in while. I remember a guy getting crushed by a trained bear or the attack on Roy (of Siegfried & Roy) by one of their white tigers a few years ago.

But in this case I can't help but wonder where the parents where when all of this happened. There are just some “accidents” that aren't always accidental.
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ozoneocean at 5:43AM, June 22, 2009
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In Australia here people are taken by big salt-water crocodiles… they really are very dangerous. I imagine Alligators are much the same. Best to stay well away from places or bodies of water where you know them to be.
 
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da_kasha at 12:16PM, June 22, 2009
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I remember on the news a while back there was a story of a toddler getting mauled to death by a dog.
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herio at 12:01AM, June 23, 2009
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im gald i live in the hills though large snakes i find creepy


http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/09/060915-python-ewe.html

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Lonnehart at 12:54AM, June 23, 2009
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ozoneocean
In Australia here people are taken by big salt-water crocodiles… they really are very dangerous. I imagine Alligators are much the same. Best to stay well away from places or bodies of water where you know them to be.

Good advice. I stay away from large bodies of water and rivers as well. There was a shark attack in the mainland U.S. a while back. What people thought was a great white attacking people in a river could've been a bull or tiger shark; I know one of those shark types have the ability to swim in both fresh and salt water and they eat ANYTHING!
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Ryan_Scott at 1:10AM, June 23, 2009
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People should be eaten by animals more often… god knows we eat an extraordinary ammount of them. It's time for mother nature to even the score a little!
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ozoneocean at 2:12AM, June 23, 2009
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People should be eaten by animals more often…
Ugh, bestiality!

That's what Marmite brings you too. :(
 
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ParkerFarker at 10:00AM, June 23, 2009
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Damn Marmite!!!!

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that kid yellow at 10:33AM, June 23, 2009
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Man sorry that his family has to deal with that. You know for a fact he did not die in peace. How did it happen did? Well that last time I saw an gator attack was on tv when he pit off a guys arm and kept rolling and rolling tell it came off. OMG. again what a sad story
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ozoneocean at 3:10AM, June 24, 2009
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My sister had her hand bitten by a crocodile just a couple of weeks ago. They couldn't get it to let go and it was jammed in there for ages…
I can't remember how she said they got it out in the end, but I think they released the croc afterwards.

-It was a fairly young croc she and some friends had caught at a waterhole. I'd say it served her right that she was bitten. Crocs are protected here, unless they start stalking humans.
 
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Jonko at 4:05AM, June 24, 2009
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In Australia here people are taken by big salt-water crocodiles… they really are very dangerous. I imagine Alligators are much the same. Best to stay well away from places or bodies of water where you know them to be.

Talking about Australia, when I was their our guide told us the most people get killed by sharks in Australia than anywhere else in the world. I refused to go to the beach after…
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ozoneocean at 4:23AM, June 24, 2009
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Talking about Australia, when I was their our guide told us the most people get killed by sharks in Australia than anywhere else in the world. I refused to go to the beach after…
I don't actually know if that's true though, you know? I hear there are actually more attacks amd deaths in the U.S. than anywhere else, and South Africa has it's share. I mean, it makes sense in that in the U.S. there are over 300 million people and only 20 million here…

Maybe there are more attacks or deaths in Australia when you look at the ratios of attacks to population numbers though? That again would make sense in that a greater proportion of the population here live on the coast, there's more coast and the waters are less fished. :)
 
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fire1337 at 7:13AM, June 24, 2009
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Oh, whoa. And on Father's day? That must really suck!
Was he doing something with his dad?
CAN YOU SEE MY SIG!?!?
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Ryan_Scott at 2:36PM, June 24, 2009
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One thing I DO know about wildlife in australia is that alot of Babies get stolen by DINGOS!!!

Here in New Zealand I think we have the most peaceful wildlife in the world… in fact our most dnagerous critters are fucking possums and stoats… not very frightening really.

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herio at 4:58AM, June 25, 2009
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Ryan_Scott
People should be eaten by animals more often…
Ugh, bestiality!

That's what Marmite brings you too. :(
i think you mean vore

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ozoneocean at 7:53AM, June 25, 2009
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herio
ozoneocean
Ryan_Scott
People should be eaten by animals more often…
Ugh, bestiality! That's what Marmite brings you too. :(
i think you mean vore
…There are different definitions for “eat” ;)
 
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Custard Trout at 7:55AM, June 25, 2009
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This thread just took a very disturbing turn.
Hey buddy, you should be a Russian Cosmonaut, and here's why.
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Hyena H_ll at 7:59AM, June 25, 2009
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This thread just took a very disturbing turn.
As minister of Sleaze, I approve this turn.
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AwesomeUnicorn at 3:14PM, June 28, 2009
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I think the worse part of living in Australia are the drop bear attacks. My friend was eaten by a drop bear. So was his friend. It was actually by the same dropbear, too. At the same time.

Poor dropbear must've been stuffed.
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ozoneocean at 7:04PM, June 28, 2009
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And the bunyips :(
 
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Puff_Of_Smoke at 9:18PM, June 28, 2009
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Maybe it would've been smart to stay AWAY from the crocodile infested river?
I
I have a gun. It's really powerful. Especially against living things.
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Sea_Cow at 11:25AM, July 7, 2009
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Haha, an alligator ate him.
I am so happy to finally be back home
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Lonnehart at 6:56PM, July 7, 2009
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Look on the bright side… at least he wasn't eaten by a Giant South American Catfish… :)
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Cthulhu at 10:54PM, July 9, 2009
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On the bright side, it's not hungry anymore.
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