Skip to comments.Elephant falls from truck, kills circus worker (Australia)
Posted on 12/27/2007 10:22:55 PM PST by atomic conspiracy
SYDNEY - An elephant toppled out of a truck and killed a circus worker in Australia on Thursday, police said.
The man was killed, crushed to death, while the elephant was being offloaded from a truck, a spokeswoman for the New South Wales police department said.
Police said they had no other details of the incident, which occurred on the grounds of a circus in the seaside community of Yamba, about 700 km (435 miles) north of Sydney.
The victim had been the handler of the elephant, named Anna, for two years, local television reported.
Bad day for the handler!!!!!
You know you are having an official bad day when...
Elephant falls from truck, kills circus workerAt first I thought this was an election prediction of a Fred vs. Hillary match-up.
>> Like Steve Irwin, this guy was a pro and knew what he was doing but still ended up dead.
Steve Irwin was always walking just outside the edge - I’ve been scuba diving for 40+ years and I NEVER would have been as close to the sand as he was with any chance of having stingrays around.
Sorry, but “there are old naturalists and bold naturalists, but no old, bold naturalists”.
What a strange way to end up leaving this world.... Just shows you never know when your time will come or how weird the circumstances could be.
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