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Police: Lions eat 20 villagers in Ethiopia
cnn WEBSITE ^ | Tuesday, September 20, 2005; | AP

Posted on 09/20/2005 7:28:42 AM PDT by Fawn

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- A pride of lions has killed and devoured 20 villagers, wounded 10 others and eaten at least 70 cattle in southern Ethiopia in the past week, police said Tuesday.

The attacks have forced at least 1,000 people to flee their homes in Hadia Zone, in the Southern Nation and Nationalities People State, 400 kilometers (250 miles) north of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, according to a police statement.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: africa; bushsfault; ethiopia; hungry; lion; lions; lunchtime; theotherwhitemeat
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1 posted on 09/20/2005 7:28:42 AM PDT by Fawn
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To: Fawn

Could we turn them loose on Camp Casey?


2 posted on 09/20/2005 7:29:47 AM PDT by Translates
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To: Fawn

Oh man this is horrible.


3 posted on 09/20/2005 7:30:49 AM PDT by krb (ad hominem arguments are for stupid people)
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To: Translates

Ethiopians - Eat all you want, we'll make more.


4 posted on 09/20/2005 7:30:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: Fawn
Bush's Fault!

What took y'all so long?

5 posted on 09/20/2005 7:32:27 AM PDT by grobdriver (Let the embeds check the bodies!)
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To: Fawn

I wonder if the lions would like fries with those villagers?


6 posted on 09/20/2005 7:32:35 AM PDT by garyhope
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To: Fawn

Bush's Fault...


7 posted on 09/20/2005 7:32:49 AM PDT by danneskjold
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To: All
Looks like they were their overlords.
8 posted on 09/20/2005 7:33:04 AM PDT by Prime Choice (E=mc^3. Don't drink and derive.)
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To: Fawn
Wow... That's horrible... Something out of a horror movie.

Perhaps Ethiopia should open up the country to lion hunting for a while. Seriously, there are plenty of people who would love to bag one.

9 posted on 09/20/2005 7:33:53 AM PDT by TChris ("The central issue is America's credibility and will to prevail" - Goh Chok Tong)
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To: Fawn

Where's the UN? Kofi?!?


10 posted on 09/20/2005 7:33:53 AM PDT by Uncledave
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To: Fawn
The Man Eating Lions Of Tsavo. These are the real deal.

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11 posted on 09/20/2005 7:34:21 AM PDT by mware (Keeper of the I's)
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To: Fawn

This is why you never hear about lion attacks in China. The lions just end up hungry an hour later anyway.


12 posted on 09/20/2005 7:34:36 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Darwinism is a belief in the meaninglessness of existence - R. Kirk)
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To: cripplecreek

That was pretty tasteless... heh heh heh


13 posted on 09/20/2005 7:34:38 AM PDT by DarkSavant (I touch myself at thoughts of flames)
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To: TChris

Perhaps Ethiopia should open up the country to lion hunting for a while. Seriously, there are plenty of people who would love to bag one.


___

You know what the wolrd's fastest land animal is?

An Ethiopian Chicken. ba da bing


14 posted on 09/20/2005 7:35:40 AM PDT by FearlessFreep (If life gives you lemons, blame it on Bush.)
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To: Fawn

It's Bush's fault


15 posted on 09/20/2005 7:35:42 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Stay together, pay the soldiers and forget everything else." Lucius Septimus Severus)
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To: mware

Oh man!

That is one of my favorite stories. What was in the movie "The Ghost and the Darkness" wasn't as near as facinating as the truth.

And did you see the picture of the hunter with the first of the lions he shot? (I'll see if I can find it)

It was a monster!


16 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:05 AM PDT by najida (Once upon a a very long time ago, in a land far, far away.....It was still all Bush's fault.)
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To: Fawn

If this had happened in America the lions could have only eaten a couple of people. Maybe three at the most.


17 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:07 AM PDT by Rebelbase (3rd World Poverty: Malnutrition and despair. American Poverty: Fat people with DVD's and Dish TV)
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To: Translates

Or NOLA ?


18 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: garyhope
Send in Kofi Annan. He'll stop the lions singlehandedly.
19 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:13 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Fawn

Hello... breakfast.


20 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:42 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Fawn

One would think there'd be a rifle or 2 in each village. Lacking that I thought they traditionally used bows.


21 posted on 09/20/2005 7:36:57 AM PDT by conservativewasp (Liberals lie for sport and hate their country. Islam is a terrorist organization.)
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To: cripplecreek

Not much meat on those bones.

Kind of like chicken wings, a lot of work for so little meat.


22 posted on 09/20/2005 7:37:05 AM PDT by linkinpunk
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To: Fawn

Wait until these lions get a taste of Nebraskans...yummy.


23 posted on 09/20/2005 7:37:10 AM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: mware

Wow, talk about mean looking.


24 posted on 09/20/2005 7:37:15 AM PDT by Killing Time
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To: clee1

Ethiopian, it's what's for dinner.


25 posted on 09/20/2005 7:37:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: Fawn

If Bush had signed the Kyoto treaty, this never would of happened.


26 posted on 09/20/2005 7:37:58 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican
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To: cripplecreek

Ethiopian, it's what's for dinner.

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slap a Kraft single on them and you have a quarter pounder with cheese.


27 posted on 09/20/2005 7:38:08 AM PDT by FearlessFreep (If life gives you lemons, blame it on Bush.)
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To: Fawn


28 posted on 09/20/2005 7:38:39 AM PDT by CJ Wolf ((@))
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To: cripplecreek

Lions eat 20...and are still hungry


29 posted on 09/20/2005 7:38:47 AM PDT by Dead Dog
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To: mware

Here we go. Imagine two of these guys, hunting as a team, in full daylight, for FUN! And taking the bodies back to a cave for snacks later.

30 posted on 09/20/2005 7:38:59 AM PDT by najida (Once upon a a very long time ago, in a land far, far away.....It was still all Bush's fault.)
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To: FearlessFreep

Ethiopian helper helps your eitiopian make a great meal.


31 posted on 09/20/2005 7:39:02 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: Rebelbase
"If this had happened in America the lions could have only eaten a couple of people. Maybe three at the most." From the size of some I see, I'd say ONE would feed the pride for a week!
32 posted on 09/20/2005 7:39:23 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: garyhope

Seems as though the kitties are the only ones eating to excess in Ethiopia.


33 posted on 09/20/2005 7:39:45 AM PDT by Safetgiver (Noone spoke when the levee done broke, Blanco cried and Nagin lied.)
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To: Fawn; Owl_Eagle; Sam's Army; Lazamataz; Darksheare; pissant; Dashing Dasher; najida; JimWforBush; ..
Ethiopians treated like trolls by lion pride.

Lions the original Viking Kitties!!!

34 posted on 09/20/2005 7:39:57 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (People too weak to follow their own dreams, will always find a way to discourage yours.)
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To: cripplecreek

You're SO bad!


35 posted on 09/20/2005 7:40:01 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Fawn

Did the lions leave a tip?


36 posted on 09/20/2005 7:40:05 AM PDT by auboy
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To: Fawn
>A pride of lions has killed and devoured 20 villagers, wounded 10 others and eaten at least 70 cattle in southern Ethiopia in the past week, police said Tuesday. ... The attacks have forced at least 1,000 people to flee their homes . . .

This sounds like a job
for one Freeper with a gun . . .
(Fur coats all around!)

37 posted on 09/20/2005 7:40:38 AM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: FearlessFreep

And YOU! You're REALLY bad!


38 posted on 09/20/2005 7:41:03 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Fawn

Again, it sounds like a possible border patrol solution.


39 posted on 09/20/2005 7:41:34 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Fawn
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"Ooops! Our mistake. We tyhought this was a new cafeteria."
40 posted on 09/20/2005 7:41:37 AM PDT by Old Seadog (Birthdays start out being fun. But too many of them will kill you..)
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To: clee1

Sorry old jokes from the 80's. I have more.


41 posted on 09/20/2005 7:41:40 AM PDT by FearlessFreep (If life gives you lemons, blame it on Bush.)
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To: Fawn

Good to see their new quarterback is taking charge.


42 posted on 09/20/2005 7:42:52 AM PDT by Central Scrutiniser (Never pet a dog that is on fire)
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To: reagan_fanatic

This is why you never hear about lion attacks in China. The lions just end up CHOW MEIN an hour later anyway.


43 posted on 09/20/2005 7:43:47 AM PDT by Red Badger (I was born in poverty. I didn't like it, so I left.............)
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To: Jersey Republican Biker Chick

Great minds think a like. I was just about to ping you to this. A lot of humorous posts.


44 posted on 09/20/2005 7:44:01 AM PDT by JimWforBush (Alcohol - For the best times you'll never remember)
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To: najida
Yeah, I watch the movie over again last week. For some reason I thought one of them was a male lion and I think in the movie they showed one of them with a mane.

Both of these look like females to me.It was a great movie.

I remember as a kid reading a book about a tiger in India that took over 20 people before a hunter killed it. I always thought it would be a great story to make into a movie.

BTW one of my mentors in college who was a professor of geology, killed a tiger that was a man eater.

They found jewelry in its digestive tract when the gutted it.

He showed me its hide and it was a magnificent animal, even dead.

45 posted on 09/20/2005 7:44:55 AM PDT by mware (Keeper of the I's)
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To: Prime Choice
Narrator: In A.D. 2005, lunch was beginning.
Chieftan: What happen ? 
Police: Somebody set up us the lion. 
Tribal Leader: We get signal. 
Chieftan: What ! 
Tribal Leader: Main screen turn on. 
Chieftan: It's you !! 
BIG HUNGRY CATS: How are you gentlemen !! 
BIG HUNGRY CATS: All your villagers are belong to us. 
BIG HUNGRY CATS: You are on the way to destruction. 
Chieftan: What you say !! 
BIG HUNGRY CATS: You have no chance to survive make your time. 
BIG HUNGRY CATS: Roar Roar Roar Roar .... 
Chieftan: Take off every 'Villager'!! 
Chieftan: You know what you doing. 
Chieftan: Move 'Villager'. 
Chieftan: For great justice. 

46 posted on 09/20/2005 7:45:07 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Islam is merely Nazism without the snappy fashion sense.)
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To: Fawn

And these are the animals the enviroweenies want to bring to America so they can populate the Western states?


47 posted on 09/20/2005 7:45:39 AM PDT by Gritty ("A lot more mothers will be grieving if our military policy is: No one gets hurt!" - Ann Coulter)
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To: FearlessFreep

It's too bad there wasn't a bunch of Hollywierdo's around marveling and how in balance with nature Ethiopians are.
Those lions could have a little variety in their diet.


48 posted on 09/20/2005 7:46:03 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Fawn

Someone needs to stop this immediately. The lions could choke on the bones. That would be a pitty.


49 posted on 09/20/2005 7:46:10 AM PDT by JustAnotherOkie
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To: DarkSavant; reagan_fanatic

ROTFL...but seriously, it must be horrible to worry about being EATEN alive in your own home by a savage beast. They need a big hunter over there, somebody who really knows his way around the woods and duck blinds, like John Kerry.


50 posted on 09/20/2005 7:46:15 AM PDT by Translates
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