Skip to comments.Man mauled after trying to have picnic with bear in Swiss zoo
Posted on 11/25/2009 11:22:48 AM PST by marthemaria
A man was just moments away from death as he hung in the jaws of a bear he tried to have a picnic with in a Swiss zoo. But in the end it was the bear who ended up fighting for his life after police shot it in order to save the life of the uninvited intruder into his enclosure.
These dramatic photographs were taken by a visitor to the Bern Park, Switzerland, on Sunday when Finn, a European brown bear aged four, suddenly realised the unwanted human guest in his home.
The 25-year-old man's bid to party with Finn mirrors a similar escapade in Berlin Zoo in Germany on Good Friday this year when Mandy Knobloch, 32, jumped in to swim with the polar bears.
She was severely mauled but rescued before keepers had to open fire on the bears.
Finn was not so lucky. As his massive jaws capable of crushing steel and eight-inch fangs that can rip flesh like paper sank into his prey, police had to act fast to save the life of his prey.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
Never feed a bear a marshmallow like this
Darwin Award winner?
Are they sure this wasn’t Obama? He thinks we can picnic with our enemies around the world.
It wasn’t his pray, the bear was just having pervert on a platter.
It is liberalism/environmentalism that is trying to turn our natural and healthy view of wild animals as predators into seeing them as loving, caring, sympathetic and gentle teddy bears we can cuddle and hug.
And, at this point, I have to agree with Savage. Liberalism IS a mental disorder.
Yogi hosts a new game show - Are You Smarter Than The Average Bear?
Stupid is as stupid does.
They shot the bear to save the worthless life of a lunatic...
The nitwit antagonizes the bear and the bear gets shot?
Here’s ur sign!
How it was supposed to be.
i like the end of the story “Police and zoo officials say there has been an outpouring of public sympathy after the incident for the bear.”
I love this paragraph:
Police and zoo officials say there has been an outpouring of public sympathy after the incident for the bear.
Is that a bear, or the t-rex from Jurassic Park? Idiot reporter.
When there's Wild Turkey in the picnic basket, stay clear of Yogi!
If you go out in the ZOO today,
You’d better not go alone.
It’s lovely out in the ZOO today,
But safer to stay at home.
For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic
“Police and zoo officials say there has been an outpouring of public sympathy after the incident for the bear.”
In this case I have to agree, I feel bad for the bear.
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