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Man tries to feed 'himself' to Tigers


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#1    seeder

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 02:55 PM

Yes just when you think you have heard it all..

Depressed factory worker is mauled by Chinese zoo's white tiger after offering HIMSELF up as food in front of horrified onlookers

    Chengdu Zoo visitors photographed a man climb inside the tiger pen
    Yang Jinhai, 27, behaved erratically and danced around the animals
    One of them retreated, but another dragged him around the enclosure
    He escaped unharmed after being restrained by zoo officials


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:00 PM

Idiot.


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:11 PM

He should consider feeding himself to the homeless.


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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:16 PM

View Postseeder, on 17 February 2014 - 02:55 PM, said:

Depressed factory worker is mauled by Chinese zoo's white tiger after offering HIMSELF up as food in front of horrified onlookers
http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz2tajBIQxf
I was just looking at this before you posted it. I'm not so sure the Daily Mail have got this right. They've sourced another site for this news story, and in the other site they said the man was carrying white rice and wanted to feed the tiger. He could have meant to feed the tiger with the rice, not offer himself as food.

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When asked why he entered the enclosure, the man said that he 'simply wanted to feed the tigers'. The backpack he had brought into the enclosure was found to be filled with rice.

http://shanghaiist.c...chengdu-zoo.php

If you read both articles there's quite a difference all round between the two. The Daily Mail are focusing too much on him being depressed in their version.

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:19 PM

Seems like a hoax to me

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:22 PM

View PostStill Waters, on 17 February 2014 - 03:16 PM, said:

I was just looking at this before you posted it. I'm not so sure the Daily Mail have got this right. They've sourced another site for this news story, and in the other site they said the man was carrying white rice and wanted to feed the tiger. He could have meant to feed the tiger with the rice, not offer himself as food.



http://shanghaiist.c...chengdu-zoo.php

If you read both articles there's quite a difference all round between the two. The Daily Mail are focusing too much on him being depressed in their version.


Ah well spotted, well I guess its not beyond the DM to put their sensational twist on it. I guess if they said a man tried to feed tigers and got mauled - that wouldn't be such a strong headline!  Oh well...

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:55 PM

According to one witness the Tiger roared "Tastes like Chicken" before being driven back to it's den by Zoo keepers.

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 07:55 PM

Who feeds a tiger rice?  The tiger is going to look at you like you are an idiot.  They don't have roaming wild rice that tigers snack on in their natural habitat.  This guy doesn't need a doctor, he needs Wikipedia.


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Posted 22 February 2014 - 08:26 PM

View Postseeder, on 17 February 2014 - 03:22 PM, said:

Ah well spotted, well I guess its not beyond the DM to put their sensational twist on it. I guess if they said a man tried to feed tigers and got mauled - that wouldn't be such a strong headline!  Oh well...
but it by no means changes the fact that he is an idiot


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Posted 23 February 2014 - 01:24 AM

View Postcoldethyl, on 22 February 2014 - 07:55 PM, said:

Who feeds a tiger rice?  The tiger is going to look at you like you are an idiot.  They don't have roaming wild rice that tigers snack on in their natural habitat.  This guy doesn't need a doctor, he needs Wikipedia.

What he needed was some chicken to go with the rice, done in a nice sauce.  Tigers like chicken madras, for instance.  They would have lapped it up and been his pals for life.


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Posted 24 February 2014 - 01:54 PM

View Postcoldethyl, on 22 February 2014 - 07:55 PM, said:

Who feeds a tiger rice?  The tiger is going to look at you like you are an idiot.  They don't have roaming wild rice that tigers snack on in their natural habitat.  This guy doesn't need a doctor, he needs Wikipedia.

I'm surprised the tiger didn't try to claw his own throat for living on a rice diet. I don't think the man was depressed, he's just sadistic. Come on. A vegetarian tiger? Blasphemy!

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Posted 24 February 2014 - 03:23 PM

Father: ''Did I ever tell you of the story of an Chinese man trying to feed himself to the tigers"

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