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Fight Against Maturity

Safety tip: Alligators really don’t look much like a dog.

A Florida man searching for his dog thought he saw it under his car. Nope. It was an alligator which bit both his hands when he reached for it. No word on whether the dog was in the alligator.

via Man reaches for dog, gets bitten by alligator | abcactionnews.com.

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November 9, 2009 Posted by | animals, Dumb Stuff | | Comments Off on Safety tip: Alligators really don’t look much like a dog.

Not exactly Moriarity, but then most crooks aren’t.

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A Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, man was arrested for bank robbery Monday at the address he conveniently supplied the cops when he left his wallet on a teller’s counter when he made his getaway.

Did I mention that the “gun” in his pocket was actually a “blackened banana?”  I’m not quite sure what “blackened” means. If it was that ripe I hope he didn’t squeeze it too hard.

via Is that a banana in your pocket … — themorningcall.com.

November 9, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Crook | | Comments Off on Not exactly Moriarity, but then most crooks aren’t.

Small Fry Baboon

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Kira, a 5-day-old baboon, is fed by an employee of the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk November 5, 2009. Kira’s mother refused to feed her cub and now it will be bottle fed

viaEnglish_Xinhua.

November 9, 2009 Posted by | animals, cool stuff | | Comments Off on Small Fry Baboon