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Gorilla in Prague Zoo accidentally hangs himself
Associated Press ^ | July 27, 2012

Posted on 07/27/2012 10:03:37 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

PRAGUE (AP) -- A gorilla has died in the Prague Zoo after accidentally hanging himself with a climbing rope, zoo officials said Friday.

The zoo said in a statement that 5-year-old Tatu was found hanging with a rope around his neck Friday morning in a sleeping room.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: gorilla; hanging; zoo

1 posted on 07/27/2012 10:03:41 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess he couldn’t stand the thought of four more years with Obama either...


2 posted on 07/27/2012 10:06:29 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Are they sure it isn't a case of auto-erotic asphyxiation, à la David Carradine?

Regards,

3 posted on 07/27/2012 10:08:59 AM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Zooicide?


4 posted on 07/27/2012 10:10:20 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Gorillas in the Noose.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

See?

This is why you shouldn’t ignore the 800lb Gorilla in the room.


5 posted on 07/27/2012 10:10:28 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

TTIUWOP.


6 posted on 07/27/2012 10:11:35 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He heard a rumor that he was being sold to the Washington, DC zoo.


7 posted on 07/27/2012 10:12:30 AM PDT by Perseverando (Gun control? It's the OBOTS who are filling up prisons for violent crimes, not the Tea Party.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The U2 song comes to mind: Zoo-Rope-a.


8 posted on 07/27/2012 10:12:59 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He was hung like a Gorilla.

(Sorry)


9 posted on 07/27/2012 10:13:39 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: Charles Henrickson

10 posted on 07/27/2012 10:14:40 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Charles Henrickson

11 posted on 07/27/2012 10:14:56 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Poor thing.


12 posted on 07/27/2012 10:23:15 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Zooicide?


13 posted on 07/27/2012 10:23:45 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: alexander_busek
Are they sure it isn't a case of auto-erotic asphyxiation, à la David Carradine?

Hung Fu.

14 posted on 07/27/2012 10:24:43 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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"Brandl said another gorilla, Kamba, appeared to be trying to help Tatu when zookeepers arrived but "it's hard to say what exactly she was doing."

Color me skeptical...
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15 posted on 07/27/2012 10:30:55 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: alexander_busek

Beat me to the Carradine. Was the gorilla dressed in leather?


16 posted on 07/27/2012 10:34:49 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: alexander_busek

Did he watch Fantasy Island and realize his name was Tatu?


17 posted on 07/27/2012 10:46:16 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Despondent over the collapse of the Euro? Sad because Michelle’s in London? Feeding a banana addiction?


18 posted on 07/27/2012 10:52:07 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He couldn't stand the color of his necktie, so he hung himself by it.

19 posted on 07/27/2012 10:53:25 AM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: alexander_busek

“Are they sure it isn’t a case of auto-erotic asphyxiation, à la David Carradine?”

Well, he was naked so that might be a clue...


20 posted on 07/27/2012 10:53:45 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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Dang me, dang me, oughta get a rope and hang me!


21 posted on 07/27/2012 11:06:51 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: Free ThinkerNY

"Alas, poor Tatu..."

22 posted on 07/27/2012 11:11:45 AM PDT by Jonah Hex ("To Serve Manatee" is a cookbook!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The evolutionists would say this is proof of tool-making and tool-using....

\sarc

Evo = the biggest science hoax BEFORE global warming.


23 posted on 07/27/2012 11:12:23 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Awwwwww :(


24 posted on 07/27/2012 12:03:30 PM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: fishtank

Right you are. Who would believe something based on faith, and not fact? Crazy evoers.


25 posted on 07/27/2012 12:05:38 PM PDT by deadrock
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I was stuck in a zoo, I’d hang myself too!


26 posted on 07/27/2012 12:06:32 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The note said “Evolution is a bitch.”


27 posted on 07/27/2012 12:07:19 PM PDT by Starstruck (Only the wealthy and the poor can afford socialism)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Accidental?


28 posted on 07/27/2012 12:17:38 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( if you love, you will not condemn, and if you condemn, you cannot love)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If you were constantly taunted by kids throwing things and had no access to alcohol, this would be your end, too.


29 posted on 07/28/2012 3:02:31 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: DEADROCK

I honestly have not seen CREDIBLE evidence for evolution.

My credentials:
PhD mechanical engineering
Texas A&M University

I would be open to correspondence on this.


30 posted on 07/30/2012 8:51:00 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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