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classykaren Donating Member (127 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-20-08 12:48 PM
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166. Your right thats sick
Our values are realy messed up when we value animals over people
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  -Police: Zoo survivor told of standing on railing and yelling at tiger kskiska  Jan-17-08 08:56 PM   #0 
  - I'm pro-tiger  BeyondGeography   Jan-17-08 08:58 PM   #1 
  - You're not alone  kskiska   Jan-17-08 09:04 PM   # 
  - Something we agree on.  aquart   Jan-18-08 01:04 AM   #53 
  - me three  48percenter   Jan-18-08 04:26 AM   #66 
  - I am as well  classicfilmfan   Jan-18-08 10:11 AM   #89 
  - I am also pro-tiger...  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 04:19 PM   #168 
  - Me too.  Alexander   Jan-24-08 04:44 PM   #173 
  - Me eight (or nine). Amazing that people cannot see how the loss of such an endangered animal due to  The Stranger   Jan-25-08 02:12 PM   #180 
  - the tiger enclosure has been there 67 years  allalone   Jan-17-08 09:04 PM   #2 
  - Do you really think nobody had shouted at at tiger in 67 years?  daleo   Jan-17-08 11:47 PM   #43 
  - Actually, previous generations had manners.  aquart   Jan-18-08 01:05 AM   #54 
  - Yeah, right  daleo   Jan-18-08 11:24 AM   #95 
  - Nobody Had Schizophrenia in 67 years?  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 04:21 PM   #169 
  - Bullshit. Previous generations have a pompous attitude about how things were...  Alexander   Jan-24-08 04:47 PM   #174 
     - They also had bear-baiting  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 09:47 PM   #176 
  - we used to go to the SF zoo every weekend  allalone   Jan-18-08 01:47 AM   #60 
  - Yes, they've now admitted that they were inside the tiger enclosure itself.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:00 AM   #78 
  - No sympathy...got what they deserved  boricua79   Jan-18-08 10:32 AM   #92 
  - So you never saw this in all your visits  daleo   Jan-18-08 11:27 AM   #96 
     - Right, The tiger was taunted three or four times a day,  mycritters2   Jan-19-08 12:15 PM   #143 
        - Yea. Totally impossible.  lizzy   Jan-19-08 02:57 PM   #154 
        - Well, a tiger taunting every hundred days would equal 245 tauntings  daleo   Jan-19-08 04:56 PM   #157 
  - The tiger was 4 years old  minnesota_liberal   Jan-19-08 05:26 PM   #158 
  - had the exhibit always housed siberian tigers? or bengal tigers?  QuestionAll   Jan-24-08 04:38 PM   #171 
  - Not only did I manage to survive...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-18-08 11:21 AM   #94 
  - Cruise the Chron for other instances of near misses.  sfexpat2000   Jan-18-08 04:26 PM   #114 
  - I'll bet when that tiger leaped the wall there was a reall "awh shit" moment.  thunder rising   Jan-17-08 09:05 PM   #3 
  - Good on the tiger...I am so sorry the tiger had to die.  1620rock   Jan-17-08 09:15 PM   #4 
  - I'd like to make my official nomination for the year's Darwin Award...  TankLV   Jan-17-08 11:07 PM   #30 
  - Probably not. Nobody has been accused of a crime.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:02 AM   #79 
  - you got that right  allalone   Jan-18-08 01:48 AM   #61 
  - RIP Carlos AND Tatiana  blondie58   Jan-17-08 09:26 PM   #5 
  - Her necropsy report includes her history in Denver  kskiska   Jan-17-08 09:37 PM   #7 
  - Did the necropsy report also include  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 10:18 PM   #16 
     - Yes, it did.  kskiska   Jan-17-08 10:33 PM   #22 
     - Actually, if you were to watch the animal planet shows, you would  lizzy   Jan-18-08 12:18 AM   #45 
     - That's absolutely right  kskiska   Jan-18-08 12:49 AM   #51 
     - My beagle-mix taught me that as a child. Do. Not. Get. Near. My. Food.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:04 AM   #80 
        - My beagle is fed in her crate, to keep the cats from sniffing at her food.  mycritters2   Jan-19-08 12:19 PM   #144 
           - We fed the cats on the kitchen counter for decades for the same reason.  yardwork   Jan-19-08 12:33 PM   #145 
              - My cats eat on the counter as well. The beagle wants them to stay out of her food.  mycritters2   Jan-19-08 12:46 PM   #150 
                 - LOL! Beagles are like that!  yardwork   Jan-19-08 12:51 PM   #152 
     - Agreed.  FiveGoodMen   Jan-18-08 04:31 PM   #115 
  - Tatiana's the real victim...  GoddessOfGuinness   Jan-17-08 09:47 PM   #9 
  - Yep. Well Said.  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 06:56 AM   #71 
  - Totally agree.  closeupready   Jan-18-08 10:34 AM   #93 
  - and the enclosure designer who decided the 12.5 ft was tall  ladjf   Jan-17-08 10:45 PM   #25 
     - And the inspector that OK'd that height.  Lars39   Jan-18-08 07:10 AM   #72 
        - What kind of argument is this?  lizzy   Jan-18-08 06:29 PM   #123 
  - F*king liers trying to keep themselves from a law suit that will cost them millions. Get a good  pingzing58   Jan-17-08 09:27 PM   #6 
  - Do you mean the ZOO?  aquart   Jan-18-08 01:07 AM   #55 
  - One of their lawyers is the guy who "defended" Scott  cboy4   Jan-18-08 01:14 AM   #58 
     - geragos is a world class jerk  allalone   Jan-18-08 02:00 AM   #64 
     - And your point is what?  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 09:49 PM   #177 
  - I'm getting a bit sick of this. I don't care what those people did to the tigers...  Harper_is_Bush   Jan-17-08 09:39 PM   #8 
  - There's a little box you can check in the thread title  kskiska   Jan-17-08 09:47 PM   #10 
  - buzz off  Harper_is_Bush   Jan-17-08 10:30 PM   #20 
     - boy, you're really in a mood  allalone   Jan-18-08 01:50 AM   #62 
  - Tiger should not have been able to get out BUT  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 06:54 AM   #70 
  - Doesn't it make you feel worse to not only read but post on threads you dislike?  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:05 AM   #81 
  - That's the bottom line, isn't it?  MediaBabe   Jan-18-08 10:02 PM   #130 
  - I agree  classykaren   Jan-20-08 12:43 PM   #165 
  - 1. humans ARE animals  Scout   Jan-25-08 02:43 PM   #182 
  - I'm sick of this too: Don't get drunk and cause the destruction of endangered zoo animals.  The Stranger   Jan-25-08 02:14 PM   #181 
  - Stupid kids have been teasing zoo animals for ages  nebula   Jan-17-08 09:51 PM   #11 
  - For sure -- and zoo enclosures must be designed to contain animals,  pnwmom   Jan-17-08 11:31 PM   #38 
  - Mild teasing? Do you consider torture to be "frat boy pranks?"  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:09 AM   #82 
     - I don't care if they were making faces at it or throwing rocks at it  nebula   Jan-18-08 01:07 PM   #102 
     - Cars should not be able to cross median strips and hit other cars, but they do.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 04:08 PM   #108 
     - The other cars lured it. Taunted it.  MediaBabe   Jan-18-08 09:33 PM   #129 
     - So there are some sane people left on DU.  springhill   Jan-20-08 01:02 PM   #167 
     - Yes you're mad but are you mad enough?  MediaBabe   Jan-18-08 09:27 PM   #128 
  - They sure had Tatiana pissed off at them  RamboLiberal   Jan-17-08 09:54 PM   #12 
  - You can make a tiger extremely pissed at you  nebula   Jan-17-08 09:58 PM   #13 
  - you can make an animal mad just with a staredown  allalone   Jan-18-08 01:54 AM   #63 
  - There's evidence they may have climbed into the enclosure  kskiska   Jan-17-08 09:59 PM   #14 
  - Evidence like bodies in the enclosure? n/t  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 10:29 PM   #19 
  - Did ya read the post you responded to?  tuckessee   Jan-17-08 10:43 PM   #24 
     - Bloody sign but no body.  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 10:52 PM   #27 
        - They weren't down in the pit  kskiska   Jan-17-08 10:59 PM   #29 
        - Down in the pit  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 11:15 PM   #34 
        - Truth is there's not enough info to know right now.  tuckessee   Jan-17-08 11:12 PM   #32 
           - The tiger with super-human strength because she was  lizzy   Jan-18-08 12:21 AM   #46 
              - Do you have a comprehension problem?  tuckessee   Jan-18-08 12:55 AM   #52 
                 - I would say that a tiger has much more strength than a human. n/t  RebelOne   Jan-18-08 06:33 AM   #68 
  - LOL.  nebula   Jan-17-08 11:48 PM   #44 
  - Mishandled by keepers.  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 10:26 PM   #18 
  - Re the taunting and harassment....  catchnrelease   Jan-18-08 12:27 AM   #48 
  - Maybe she was hormonal? PMS? Peri-menopause?  pnwmom   Jan-17-08 11:33 PM   #40 
  - Just actin' like "normal" kids?  DogPoundPup   Jan-17-08 10:15 PM   #15 
  - Drunk and stoned is actually pretty normal for young adults  nebula   Jan-17-08 10:35 PM   #23 
     - drunk and stoned are normal"?!?! in what fucking UNIVERSE?!?!  TankLV   Jan-17-08 11:11 PM   #31 
     - In the universe where "fucking" is acceptable language.  MediaBabe   Jan-17-08 11:20 PM   #35 
     - Even if they do get money they won't last long.  kskiska   Jan-17-08 11:22 PM   #36 
     - Well, in that case, it will be their problem and not yours.  lizzy   Jan-18-08 12:22 AM   #47 
     - Well brought up children, aren't they?  aquart   Jan-18-08 01:11 AM   #56 
     - Sure, let's give the daeth penalty to anyone who was ever drunk or stoned  nebula   Jan-17-08 11:24 PM   #37 
     - they deserved what they got? death?  kas125   Jan-18-08 01:12 AM   #57 
        - Your right thats sick  classykaren   Jan-20-08 12:48 PM   #166 
     - My teenage boys arent't stoned and drunk, and neither are their friends.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:12 AM   #83 
  - And I say again where were the Security Guards or other personel  MadMaddie   Jan-17-08 10:25 PM   #17 
  - No cameras, no security, no safety monitoring to be found anyhwere  nebula   Jan-17-08 10:49 PM   #26 
  - There used to be a P.A. system, but the neighbors complained  kskiska   Jan-17-08 10:54 PM   #28 
  - just like almost ALL zoos...yeah - imagine that...  TankLV   Jan-17-08 11:12 PM   #33 
  - No other zoo in the United States  nebula   Jan-17-08 11:33 PM   #41 
  - The Zoo's pay a pretty dollar for the animals... it is insane that  MadMaddie   Jan-18-08 08:40 PM   #126 
  - And worse, they barred the doors of the zoo cafe, forcing the young men --  pnwmom   Jan-17-08 11:35 PM   #42 
     - That's their lawyer's story. I doubt it.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 09:15 AM   #84 
     - It's on the 911 call  RamboLiberal   Jan-18-08 12:22 PM   #98 
        - Maybe nobody was there to open it. The zoo was closed. What were they doing there?  yardwork   Jan-18-08 03:57 PM   #105 
           - Maybe you should actually listen to 911 call before commenting.  lizzy   Jan-18-08 06:27 PM   #122 
     - If you were closed and counting the day's receipts and cleaning up  kskiska   Jan-18-08 12:39 PM   #99 
  - Did the tiger run past any bystanders while going after the other two? n/t  tuckessee   Jan-17-08 10:32 PM   #21 
  - I presume she did.  lizzy   Jan-18-08 12:28 AM   #50 
     - But was not interested in them  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 10:02 AM   #88 
     - It was near closing time and it was Christmas day  RamboLiberal   Jan-18-08 12:21 PM   #97 
  - My feelings about the whole thing  blackspade   Jan-17-08 11:33 PM   #39 
  - that Jungle Book tiger was a nice fella. what gives?  Algorem   Jan-18-08 12:27 AM   #49 
  - Jungle Book tiger, Shere Khan was a B-A-D tiger!  PassingFair   Jan-18-08 09:29 AM   #86 
     - As far as I recall, he was a man eating tiger.  lizzy   Jan-18-08 06:44 PM   #124 
  - This was obvious. It was just a question of when the brothers  question everything   Jan-18-08 01:26 AM   #59 
  - They may have thrown stones and washers at the tigers  kskiska   Jan-18-08 02:10 AM   #65 
  - What a cruel zoo  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 04:33 PM   #170 
     - i don't think i've ever been to a zoo where outdoor exhibits prevent people from throwing things...  QuestionAll   Jan-24-08 04:42 PM   #172 
        - Then maybe they should be re-designed  jberryhill   Jan-24-08 09:45 PM   #175 
           - but then- it's never really been about the best interests of the animals.  QuestionAll   Jan-24-08 09:56 PM   #178 
  - Shocked. SHOCKED! Drugs and alcohol too - is there to be no end to surprises?  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 06:25 AM   #67 
  - It may be even worse. This is only what they told the dead guy's father.  kskiska   Jan-18-08 08:15 AM   #77 
  - I'm Glad This Has Come Out. These Guys Were Boneheads  Crisco   Jan-18-08 06:38 AM   #69 
  - I'm having trouble working up any sympathy for these jerks.  mwb970   Jan-18-08 07:21 AM   #73 
  - It is rather clear to me that the dangerous animal needs to be  lizzy   Jan-18-08 07:37 AM   #74 
  - I do see your point.  mwb970   Jan-18-08 07:53 AM   #75 
  - "Perhaps the morons are blameless victims of blatant lawbreaking by the zoo"  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 08:06 AM   #76 
  - Parents of crying children expect them to get eaten by tigers  MediaBabe   Jan-18-08 09:09 PM   #127 
  - Let's remove all barriers between zoo tigers and spectators  nebula   Jan-18-08 01:01 PM   #101 
  - Exactly! Their friend laying in a pool of blood will teach them!  plainsight   Jan-18-08 04:14 PM   #111 
     - they damn well should be fucking guilt ridden as hell....  Scout   Jan-18-08 04:34 PM   #116 
        - And I suppose everybody at that zoo should sleep like babies.  lizzy   Jan-18-08 06:45 PM   #125 
           - cuz those "boys" were just minding their own business and that  Scout   Jan-19-08 07:21 AM   #131 
              - To me, that is just the stupidest argument, to suggest that  lizzy   Jan-19-08 08:42 AM   #135 
  - Where in the fuck were the zookeepers?  The Stranger   Jan-18-08 09:25 AM   #85 
  - We out sourced our zoo management. The zookeepers were  sfexpat2000   Jan-18-08 04:37 PM   #118 
  - 6.2 Billion people on the planet  snooper2   Jan-18-08 09:37 AM   #87 
  - Pity nobody else happened along and shoved them in.  seawolf   Jan-18-08 10:25 AM   #90 
  - Exactly! Having their friend killed is too soft a punishment IMO.  plainsight   Jan-18-08 04:11 PM   #109 
     - Sarcasm, sarcasm. Doesn't change my beliefs.  seawolf   Jan-19-08 12:41 PM   #148 
     - Idiots  humbled_opinion   Jan-20-08 12:21 PM   #164 
  - I'm pro tiger too. Teenagers at closing time? Common sense tells you that something fishy happened.  TheGoldenRule   Jan-18-08 10:30 AM   #91 
  - Yep...  humbled_opinion   Jan-18-08 12:41 PM   #100 
  - Exactly! Having a tiger slash the throat of their friend is a lesson learned!  plainsight   Jan-18-08 04:13 PM   #110 
     - Hate on who the poor animal...or the idiot that knew better?  humbled_opinion   Jan-20-08 11:10 AM   #163 
  - I once had the opportunity  LanternWaste   Jan-18-08 01:13 PM   #103 
  - Great story. I would love to have done that.  RebelOne   Jan-18-08 01:23 PM   #104 
  - That's a good story. I have felt the same way since this story broke.  yardwork   Jan-18-08 04:04 PM   #107 
  - You're right. The animal had to have been provoked way beyond  kskiska   Jan-18-08 04:22 PM   #113 
  - It's obvious that those three men deliberately provoked the tiger.  yardwork   Jan-19-08 12:38 PM   #147 
  - I agree with all but one word: requirement  minnesota_liberal   Jan-19-08 06:16 PM   #160 
  - what a wonderful story, LanternWaste  blondie58   Jan-19-08 10:17 AM   #138 
  - yes, the tiger had enough of the idiot human  katty   Jan-18-08 03:59 PM   #106 
  - Can't wait for the zoo rebellion! If we're lucky they'll kill us all!  plainsight   Jan-18-08 04:15 PM   #112 
     - if it's so hateful here, you're perfectly free to LEAVE....  Scout   Jan-18-08 04:35 PM   #117 
  - Search Warrant Affidavit  kskiska   Jan-18-08 05:44 PM   #119 
  - Everyone should read the affadavit linked in kskiska's post!!!! n/t  Scout   Jan-19-08 07:31 AM   #132 
     - Not just tigers being taunted.  EvilAL   Jan-19-08 08:31 AM   #134 
        - Could very well have been groups of different people  lizzy   Jan-19-08 09:18 AM   #136 
        - That's what I was thinking too  EvilAL   Jan-19-08 09:40 AM   #137 
           - Apparently, according to research, it's not uncommon for  lizzy   Jan-19-08 11:19 AM   #140 
        - It makes me angry that the zoo allowed this to go on.  yardwork   Jan-19-08 12:46 PM   #149 
  - Hmmmmmmmm...  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Jan-18-08 05:50 PM   #120 
  - Why should we believe what they say? They are liars.  Evergreen Emerald   Jan-18-08 06:25 PM   #121 
  - If it ever happens to me.  EvilAL   Jan-19-08 08:01 AM   #133 
  - I live in the best of both worlds  junior college   Jan-19-08 10:29 AM   #139 
  - Well, in a civil lawsuit, even if the jury decides the victims were  lizzy   Jan-19-08 11:46 AM   #141 
     - Strict liability when you harbor wild animals  AngryAmish   Jan-19-08 02:03 PM   #153 
  - Who posted that 3 male friends < 25 and after hrs probably did something dumb to agitate the tiger?  minnesota_liberal   Jan-19-08 11:55 AM   #142 
  - Wow. How did you guess?  lizzy   Jan-19-08 03:03 PM   #155 
     - Elementary, my dear Lizzy  minnesota_liberal   Jan-19-08 05:45 PM   #159 
        - Hah?  lizzy   Jan-19-08 06:20 PM   #161 
           - Nice try. Thanks for playing.  minnesota_liberal   Jan-19-08 10:56 PM   #162 
  - Our actions have consequences  IndyBob   Jan-19-08 12:35 PM   #146 
  - Very good post.  yardwork   Jan-19-08 12:51 PM   #151 
  - Thank you  IndyBob   Jan-19-08 03:28 PM   #156 
  - So the consequences of taking my children to the zoo is..  jberryhill   Jan-25-08 11:37 AM   #179 
  - Why did they kill the tiger?  onyxred   Jan-25-08 09:06 PM   #183 
  - It was killed in action, while trying to maul a victim.  lizzy   Jan-26-08 01:12 AM   #184 
  - Karma can be a bitch. These stupid punks got what they deserved.  Seabiscuit   Jan-26-08 01:55 AM   #185 
 

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