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Angry Elephant Stomps Man to Death in Thailand
AP via Fox News.com ^ | July 21

Posted on 07/21/2007 3:02:09 PM PDT by Kaslin

BANGKOK, Thailand — An angry circus elephant in eastern Thailand grabbed a man who had provoked him and then stomped on him until he was fatally injured, police said Saturday.

Surat Kaenthip, a 30-year-old air conditioner repairman, had hit the six-year-old elephant while he was resting in an open field Friday in Rayong province, 90 miles east of Bangkok, said police Lt. Col. Thanit Saeniwong na Ayuddhaya.

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TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: animals; elephants; isntnaturewonderful; thailand
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1 posted on 07/21/2007 3:02:10 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Oh, sure, that's what they say now but I betcha there was a back massage sign, 6 rupies, next to that elephant before this happened...

(when good business ideas go bad)

Oh, fine, sorry about the poor humor, and prayers and thoughts for the family, but when you provoke a 4 ton animal, you run the risk that perhaps it might notice that you weigh, you know, like nothing, and stay crunchy in milk.

3 posted on 07/21/2007 3:04:46 PM PDT by kingu (No, I don't use sarcasm tags - it confuses people.)
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To: Kaslin

I hope the elephant gets prosecuted. Sounds like one of those hate crime to me.


4 posted on 07/21/2007 3:04:58 PM PDT by MidlandDesperado (There is none so blind as they that won't see. Jonathan Swift.)
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To: Kaslin

Brokabone Dirtknapatake


5 posted on 07/21/2007 3:05:44 PM PDT by DainBramage
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To: Kaslin
"Surat Kaenthip, a 30-year-old air conditioner repairman, had hit tried to have sex with the six-year-old elephant while he was resting in an open field

sounds more believable.

6 posted on 07/21/2007 3:08:01 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: kingu
6 rupies ????............red note , five baht, Thai currency ! Sahwahdeee pooh ying ! Sway Mock Mock !
7 posted on 07/21/2007 3:12:27 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Kaslin

It’s never a happy elephant.


8 posted on 07/21/2007 3:12:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Greed is NOT a conservative ideal.)
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To: Darksheare; Borax Queen; nicmarlo; derllak; null and void

Darks has some involvement here.........


9 posted on 07/21/2007 3:15:58 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Squantos
red note , five baht, Thai currency ! Sahwahdeee pooh ying ! Sway Mock Mock !

I stand corrected.

10 posted on 07/21/2007 3:19:01 PM PDT by kingu (No, I don't use sarcasm tags - it confuses people.)
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To: Lakeshark; Darksheare; nicmarlo; derllak; null and void

Again??


11 posted on 07/21/2007 3:20:16 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Borax Queen; Darksheare

Witnesses said there was a snake involved as well......


12 posted on 07/21/2007 3:22:40 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Lakeshark

noooooooooooooooooooooooo


13 posted on 07/21/2007 3:25:45 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Kaslin; martin_fierro; Charles Henrickson

Surat Kaenthip == Ha, spite a trunk!


14 posted on 07/21/2007 3:27:08 PM PDT by mikrofon (Runt Spake Thai)
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To: Borax Queen; nicmarlo
The rumor was it offered a turnip to the elephant.

I truly understand the elephant's reaction to all this.

15 posted on 07/21/2007 3:27:56 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Lakeshark

Well... you could just take your A and run us over... oh, wait, no more Ava... *sometimes I just make myself laugh*


16 posted on 07/21/2007 3:28:35 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Lakeshark; nicmarlo
The turnip's awol today... too good for us... :) whoops, I turned on her
17 posted on 07/21/2007 3:29:29 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Borax Queen; nicmarlo
Ava was last seen burning very expensive high octane turnip bio fuel that should have been from Alaska as the elephant stomped the poor guy.

Heh heh heh......

18 posted on 07/21/2007 3:32:01 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Borax Queen; nicmarlo
Tell her I have suspicions as to what she's doing. She was the first to receive her chip.........
19 posted on 07/21/2007 3:33:15 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Lakeshark; nicmarlo

Who knew the Shark had such creative writing skills??


20 posted on 07/21/2007 3:34:56 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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