Hiker Eaten By Vulture

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  1. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Dead hiker eaten by vultures within an hour

    By QMI Agency

    A 52-year-old French hiker who fell 1,000 feet to her death was reportedly eaten by Griffon vultures within an hour.


    A rescue helicopter was circling the area of Pic de Pista in the French Pyrenees but did not reach the woman's body before it was ravaged by the aggressive scavengers.


    “There were only bones, clothes and shoes left on the ground,†Maj. Didier Pericou of the Gendarmerie told the Times of London. “They took 45 to 50 minutes to eat the body.â€


    The woman, who was hiking with two friends, reportedly fell after while trying to take a shortcut. Her name has not been released.


    Griffon vultures are protected in France, but their food supply has been limited due to a rule that farmers must burn carcasses of their animals, according to the International Business Times.

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  2. FunnyFarm2

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    I read that story this morning. That's just weird.
     
  3. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I think we just figured out what to do with the bomber's body.
     
  4. DogStar69

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    I know someone with two Brussel Griffons they look like this

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    The French are retards, they protect the vultures, but take away their food.
     
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    That's exactly what I thought when I read that article.
     
  7. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    This is the definition of having a bad day. :coffee:
     
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    You think that maybe it was a blessing in disguise? What if the family was poor and now they don't have to wonder how they are going to pay for her burial?
     
  9. BaddFunn

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    In Tibetan areas it's called a "Sky Burial" and in my opinion it's pretty fucking cool.

    Would you rather worms devour your corpse?

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_burial
     
  10. AmishGirl

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    Like Eddie said on Absolutely Fabulous (regarding her funeral) - I want to be laid out on the rocks & picked by birds, darling! :wub:
     
  11. Scott

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    Everybody wins.
     
  12. wicked smaaaht

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    I would hate to roll up on that call.
     
  13. Scott

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    That's the MEs problem.
     
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    I hope she was completely dead before they started eating her :eek:
     
  15. Wesmantooth

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    :jj: a 1k ft yea she was dead and then some
     
  16. wicked smaaaht

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    We would still be called before the medical examiner
     
  17. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    Yup but there's no need to get out of the truck.
     
  18. wicked smaaaht

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    I would check it out. :c

    I'm pretty sure we work for the same company. I caught one of your pictures. ;)
     
  19. Scott

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    Nope. We aren't in your state. And I would check it out if it weren't too smelly. But I would keep my distance. :puke:
     
  20. wicked smaaaht

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    Oh..I saw you posted an AMR rig. I went into a weekly hotel on a call, because the guy was 10 days late on his rent. :puke: