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Old 24-06-08, 03:08   #1
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Default Man Loses Arm During Alligator Attack

http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2008/jun/...g-alligator-a/

i feel bad for the guy, even though the canal he went into was notorious for alligators >.<, apparently he had also had a few alcoholic drinks, i guess he wont do it anymore
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Old 24-06-08, 04:44   #2
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It would be a shame if they had to kill the poor thing because of this incident. I love reptiles... and it's unfortunate that this person had to lose their arm... but there is no way anyone should blame the alligator under any circumstances. I'm sick of hearing negative stories about animals... and then having to know that they get shot or killed due to their own mistakes. I personally think people have to start taking responsibility.
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Old 24-06-08, 06:12   #3
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He`s idiot and now he`s talking about "overpopulation of reptiles". I would say there is the overpopulation of dumb ****-heads out there
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Old 24-06-08, 08:02   #4
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Old 24-06-08, 08:25   #5
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He`s idiot and now he`s talking about "overpopulation of reptiles". I would say there is the overpopulation of dumb ****-heads out there
I agree. This guy gets himself drunk, goes swimming with alligators, and then when the inevitable happens, he says: "They’re not protected creatures. They’re nuisance animals."

Then came this pearl of wisdom: "I don’t care who you are or how strong you think you are. You aren’t going to be able to hold on to a buoy line while an 11 ˝-foot alligator is trying to pull you under water."

Most people could have worked that one out without having to put it to the test.
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Old 24-06-08, 08:36   #6
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he's definitely not Lara
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Old 24-06-08, 08:38   #7
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I feel sorry for the dude..
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Old 24-06-08, 08:51   #8
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Kasey Edwards said he never paid “too much mind” to alligators swimming in canals in Okeechobee County.
This annoys me, if you're going to be swimming anywhere that isn't a swimming pool, you should ALWAYS pay attention to the surroundings you are in. I have no respect whatsoever for people who ignore nature and then expect it to ignore them.

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Edwards had been drinking alcoholic beverages earlier and may have been impaired, according to witnesses quoted in the report. His friends tried to persuade him not to do it, the report states.
I think that sets the stage for the story really.

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Edwards said his attack shows how something needs to be done about the overpopulation of gators.

“They’re not protected creatures. They’re nuisance animals,” he said.
Oh get real! Seriously! How often are there alligator attacks? How often are there car accidents? Does somebody who's been in a car accident moan about the fact that there are "too many cars on the road?"


It bothers me so so much when someone will lay the blame of an attack entirely on the animal. This boy had the chance to not drink, the chance to check his surroundings.

One of the nice things about shark/alligator/animal attacks is when someone whos been attacked will say they haven't lost respect for the animal.

This boy needs to learn a harsher lesson apparently.
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This boy needs to learn a harsher lesson apparently.
Agreed.
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Old 24-06-08, 10:28   #10
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Never put your hands where they are not supposed to be. Sad though.
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