The tiger that injured two people and killed one at the SF Zoo was taunted.

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  1. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    Sycia Draconian Faction

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    *refrains from commenting on behavior of the men*

    I only regret that the animal had to be murdered because of this.
     
  3. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    Me too. I was upset that she had to die because of stupidity.
     
  4. Cheetatron

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    Murder isn't a word that should be used for slaying of non-humans.
     
  5. McBradders

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    Why not? Murder sums it up pretty well.
     
  6. Ziero

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    Damn, that tiger must have REALLY wanted to beat the crap outta those idiots.
     
  7. Lance Halberd

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    Because murder is a legal term which means "the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought."
     
  8. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    Lance Pretty much covered it there
     
  10. jqciaomama

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    They got what they deserved. I would think twice before taunting an animal, specially a tiger. :crazy: 
     
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    It's a pity that the tiger was put down for something that turned out to not be its fault. Stupid assholes got exactly what they deserved IMO.
     
  12. Prisoner1138

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    Sucks that they had to kill the tiger because a bunch of drunk retards pissed it off.
     
  13. Bryan

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    Oh, like this is a suprise.

    Seriously, did anyone actually think those idiots hadn't done something to provoke the tiger?
     
  14. Prisoner1138

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    Probably, how else would it have been newsworthy? "Tiger mauls people at zoo" makes for a more interesting headline than "Retards irritate tiger at zoo, get bitchslapped by 800 pound killing machine"(I dunno how much a tiger actually weighs, this is just a guess)
     
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    The second headline would make me read the article immediately.
     
  16. Ziero

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    Honestly, the only reason I wouldn't use the term 'murder' is because the cops had little to no choice. It was more of a self-defense/last resort type thing.
     
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    Same here, but unfortunately we aren't necessarily the general public. The first headline gets that whole sympathetic oprah and view watching crowd.
     
  18. McBradders

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    Are you saying Tony the Tiger isn't a person? :mad 
     
  19. Primevil

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    When the story was first released, and there was the possibility that the animal was taunted, I had little sympathy for the victims and I still don't. I think they got what they deserved for taunting a wild predator.

    And I'm still appalled by the fact that they had to kill the tiger. Especially since it was a female and siberian tigers are endangered.
     
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    If they didn't kill the tiger, there would be an even bigger outrage.
     

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