Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Lioness kills visitor at Kiev zoo

This story was posted in the Christians in Brookmans Park thread in the Brookmans Park Newsletter Forum but moved here to the Weblog.

From BBC News Online...

A lioness at Kiev's zoo has killed a man who climbed into her enclosure.

A Ukrainian of Azerbaijani origin lowered himself into the enclosure using a rope. He was quoted as saying God would save him.

One of four lions in the enclosure seized the 45-year-old by the throat, and he died at the scene."

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At Wednesday, June 07, 2006 2:19:00 pm, Blogger Heavy Green Ink said...

"Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain"

Friedrich Schiller

At Thursday, June 08, 2006 6:27:00 am, Blogger David Brewer said...

Sadly, another case of belief overtaking reason. I remember a similar incident at London Zoo some years back.

At Thursday, June 08, 2006 12:59:00 pm, Blogger Heavy Green Ink said...

More a lack of belief

"The man shouted 'God will save me, if he exists'"


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