crocodile in zoo tears arm of vet

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    andiwm2003

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    this is a german article ("spiegel" is quite reliable so i think it's not fake):

    in short: a croc in a taiwanese zoo bit off an arm of a veterinary. he thought it was sedated but it wasn't. they could reattach the arm later. they shot at the croc to get the arm. the croc was not hurt.
    there is a freaky pic of the croc with an arm in it's mouth in the article.

    i only post this because the arm was reattached, the croc is alive and the story has a happy ending.


    http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/0,1518,476798,00.html
     
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    lovely...

    i just checked out the pic. don't click that link if you have a weak stomach. its fairly graphic

    at least he got his arm back :)
     
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    Lovely morning reading. Thanks! :rolleyes:
     
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    He mistakened the taste for that of pork, no doubt.
     
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    It was second hand though...
     
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    no joy croc...i hope you have better luck next time when you do it headfirst
     
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    urghh... terrible pun! :D
     
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    I know, I know, but I just had to...
     
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    it was too good a opportunity to let pass :cool:

    i might come up with some puns later. its 1:00 AM here, so i'm not really thinking straight.

    here goes;
    the surgeon must have been pretty good to get the arm back on. he must have been a real handy man

    b-dum tsh
     
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    Can you clarify, do you mean this one?

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    It was nice of the vet to offer a helpful hand to the croc.

    (ducks and runs)
     
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    Yikes! I bet they weren't crocodile tears from the vet though

    *groan*
     
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    All these puns are 'armless...
     
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    Man, I would love to eat that croc. Makes a good healthy burger.
     
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    in all seriousness, thats a pretty graphic image and really should not be posted in the thread inline; it should be linked.
     
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    They ar'm? At least he didn't give an arm and a leg for that encounter.
     
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    But humans taste like bacon, right? I don't blame that croc. :D
     
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    that's why i originally posted only the link with a description what you will see.

    i'm shocked that people find the story funny enough to make puns all the time. this was a close call! they only got the arm back because another guy shot at the croc twice! lucky for the vet that the guy was armed...ops.....:D
     
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    Well, fore-warned is forearmed... er..
     
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    i hear the other guy got there in a snap...

    this thread is bookmarked :D
     
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    Nah, the crocs mouth was closed...:D
     
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    andiwm2003

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    i didn't find any information what the verterinary tried to do. maybe scheduled dental cleaning? i mean he reached quite deep between the teeth.
     
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    Unfortunately the vet was unarmed...
     
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    well, now after the surgery he's armed again.
     

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