Category Archive: Payback

Aug 17

Payback: Whale Drags Down Boat With 12 Traditional Hunters on Board in Eastern Indonesia

The Jakarta Globe By SP/Yoseph Kelen http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/whale-drags-down-boat-with-12-traditional-hunters-on-board-in-eastern-indonesia/#more-‘ Kupang. Authorities in the eastern Indonesian district of Lembata continued to mount search efforts on Friday after a harpooned orca whale dragged down a boat with 12 traditional hunters on board, officials said. “Four made it to Mulandoro but the  eight others have yet to be found,” Lamalera …

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Jul 14

Woman gored during final bull run in Spain

http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-world/20130714/EU–Spain-Running.of.the.Bulls/ PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — A bull gored an Australian woman and left her seriously injured during the final bull run of this year’s annual San Fermin festival in Spain on Sunday. Four other runners were hospitalized with cuts and bruises. The 23-year-old woman, identified only as J.E., was gored in the back and suffered …

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Jul 07

Indonesian loggers trapped up tree by Sumatran tigers after cub killed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23217460 Several tigers have trapped five Indonesian men up a tree in a national park on Sumatra island, after mauling a sixth person to death, police say. The group was attacked on Thursday after they accidentally killed a tiger cub. One man died while the others managed to flee up some branches. The survivors alerted …

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Nov 21

Turkeys seek revenge right before the holidays

BROOKLINE (CBS) – Neighbors are on the offensive in Brookline after what some residents are describing as aggressive turkeys. “They were attacking the vehicle,” Karen Halvorson said outside her home in the Aspinwall Hill neighborhood. After getting in her truck, a neighbor came and ran the birds off but it didn’t stop there. “Then, the …

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Oct 18

Chimps attack people after habitat loss

From New Scientist Habitat loss may be to blame for an apparent spate of violent attacks by chimpanzees on humans in the war-torn eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). According to officials at Virunga National Park, located on the border between the DRC, Uganda and Rwanda, at least one person – …

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Jul 08

Namibia: Kudu Kills Man in Self-Defence

Repost from AllAfrica.com Full article MURURANI – A 44-year-old man was killed by a kudu that he was trying to kill with an axe at Mururani village, south of Rundu, on Saturday. The man had caught the kudu in a wire trap. Police Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton said the deceased was identified as Johannes Wihinda, …

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Feb 08

California man killed by armed bird at cockfight

The Associated Press DELANO, California – A man who was at an illegal cockfight in central California died after being stabbed in the leg by a bird that had a knife attached to its own limb, officials confirmed Monday. Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, of Lamont, California, was declared dead at a hospital about two hours …

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Jul 08

Payback Stories Archive

28 June 2009 Longmont, COA 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday when stomped on by a bull that threw him while he was competing in a rodeo in Colorado, authorities said. Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy Cathy Bryarly said the youth was tossed from the bull’s back before he completed the 6-second ride and the animal’s rear …

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