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swan song ends in death

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by *ASH*, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. el_jewapo

    el_jewapo

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    I saw swans on a top 10 list on some show "Cutest animals that can kill you". It said they can break bones with their wings. I guess they can kill.

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    I just saw where it said he turned his kayak over and drowned. A bit of Google searching turns up that swans have killed small children under their own power. Drowning is probably about the only way they could kill a grown man.
     
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  2. Two_Clicks

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    I think him wearing boots in the kayak probably contributed...Swans are mean but this wasn't a killer swan
     
  3. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    agreed
     
  4. 4TS&W

    4TS&W 2A RKBA 4EVER

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    It's cause there is no ccw there... :) j/k
     
  5. nursetim

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    Yes, but I think the article demonstrated that............................."This was no boating accident." :supergrin:
     
  6. MrKandiyohi

    MrKandiyohi Millennium Member

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    I think the lack of a flotation device might have also contributed to his death.
     
  7. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

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    He was following the swan and the swan exercised his right to self defense.

    The Pres will have the swan over for dinner. Yes, that's what will be served.
     
  8. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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  9. jay-bird

    jay-bird goin' broke

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    Was it a work swan? The company uses dogs and swans to run out geese. Wow. Does the company employing the swans have a policy for this? They are going to get sued beyond belief.
     
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  10. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    I'm sorry, but any grown man who would let a swan drown him, deserves what he gets.

    It's just a ****ing bird, for God sake.
     
  11. devildog2067

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    Always wear a PFD. Always wear a PFD. Always wear a PFD.
     
  12. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Was it a Black Swan?

    No, for the race baiters out there, it's not a racial reference.