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I Usually Side With the Animal When They Attack People

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    Almost Always

    I usually side with the animal when they attack people, because it is usually the attackee's fault. Or at least some person's fault. Animals, especially dogs, have a tendency to attack children. They attack these children because the children are throwing rocks at them, yelling...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82 26-30, F Jun 7, 2010

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    Am I Really a Tiger...?

    I think that a lot of people forget that we are living on Planet Earth.  I think that to many people grow up in cities and don't realize that there is wild life out there.  I love animals, but I know that I can't go and cuddle with a Polar Bear.  And I am sorry but...
    Rowan06 Rowan06 18-21, F May 5, 2009

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    I Was Bitten

    Before I downgraded my Cable, I used to watch the show "I Was Bitten" on Animal Planet.  LOVED it! because I would sit there watching this person's story about being attacked by a gator or a grizzly, and I'd be laughing to myself and saying "you crazy fool!!" because I...
    frozencharlotte frozencharlotte 31-35, F May 3, 2010

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    Hahahahahahahahahahaha

    I love watching stupid people get what coming to them where animals are concerned. If you are stupin enough to try to get close to a croc, lion, bear, shark, etc... and get whacked. GOOD. You are stupid and need out of the gene pool. I don't like hearing about kids getting bit...
    KarmicEye KarmicEye 36-40, M 15 Responses Jan 14, 2010

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    Always

    It's a great affront to me, when animals are put down after an attack on a human being.  The human being, is almost always in the wrong - and even when not - an animal is an animal, and should NOT pay with its life, for behaving as such. Humans so often point out their...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2009

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    Chimp Attack

    Anyone hear in the news the story of the chimp who was killed for attacking his owner's friend and nearly killing the person?   The owner admittedly gave the critter valium to calm it down & it had the opposite effect.  She lived with the animal like a real...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 11 Responses Feb 21, 2009

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    My Reasons For That Are....

    One...Some people are really stupid and don't respect the fact  that animals are wild, even if they live in a zoo. And two...In most cases...The animals lived there long before humans moved in. With the growing populations all over the world we are encroaching on their...
    grizzlymom grizzlymom 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Our 8 Llamas Need Your Help

    My friend has eight llamas and after a dispute over land boarders, she has to rehome them, (hopefully only short term until she can get more land and bring the flock back together again). She's raising money for transportation, vet bills (the man whose land they're on isn't very...
    Cabria Cabria 22-25, F Nov 29, 2012

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    Usually

     animals attack for very good reasons. Bear attacks are rare, even when they do occur, ita uaually because people were getting too close to a pair of cubs. Think about it, you see someone apporaching your brood, what would you do when you can't communicate otherwise?  ...
    thegirlwiththefatcat thegirlwiththefatcat 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Raaawr

    http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=2257372
    amyriadofmelodies amyriadofmelodies 22-25, F Apr 15, 2011

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    People Provoke

    Animals very rarely attack humans unless frightened or provoked. I can't remember ever being bitten by a dog, scratched by a cat, or attacked by other critters large or small when in the wilderness. Most "bad animals" are the result of bad owners or campers...
    zillaron zillaron 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    another point made.. got into it with someone

    about whether or not sea world should be keeping killer whales, one of the most intelligent animals out there including our species.. of the accidents and deaths of the trainers.. I'm sorry, but they were stolen from their homes, family and friends, forced to do stupid tricks...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F Feb 11

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    Some People Are So Dumb....

    .....the think wild animals such as Grizzly Bears, Polar Bears, Black Bears lions, tigers, wolves are...cute, beautiful and "innocent ( I always hear some of these vegan bunny lovers making that statement,.... well animals are neither "guilty nor innocent"  they usually behave...
    sneakyfox sneakyfox 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    People Are The Monsters

    People bring wild animals out of the wild and put them in shows, zoos, and sometimes to turn them into pets. How many times do you think you can whip a tiger without getting hurt? Wild animals didn't ask to get put on display to entertain humans. They aren't the ones getting a...
    amoryalegria79 amoryalegria79 31-35, F 4 Responses May 9, 2011

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    Poor Thing...

    they cant talk or tell their side of the story...maybe theres a reason they attacked too...like abuse or neglect..or something you cant just assume its their falt...it really sad .
    noodlehead noodlehead 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    Lost Connection

    We mistreat them so much. We destroy their habitats more and more and put them in prisons or kill them. So it's never a surprise to me when I see an animal attacking someone. Of course I would never support an animal attacking a child or someone who hasn't done anything wrong...
    UnseenBlossom UnseenBlossom 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2008

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    Most of the Time Some Stupi...

    Most of the time some stupid person provoked the poor animal.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    People Are Dumb

    It's pretty rare that an animal will attack someone on a whim. You typically have to be in their space or teasing them before they bother to attack you. And I just hate it when some jerk does something stupid and gets attacked, then the animal has to be killed because it has a...
    Durious Durious 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2008

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    Yeah I Do..........

    I'm sorry but more times than not it's man's own stupidity that gets him attacked. If you're an idiot, well, can't say I blame the animal. lol. I'd probably attack you too.  
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Judge Me.

    I rarely, if ever side with humans when they are attacked by animals. Unless of course it was a loose dog or something. I know how that feels.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Dec 24, 2012

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    ...

    unlike us, they rarely attack to inflate egos, show strength (in attacking people, not other animals), to prove a point, to make themselves look good, out of jealousy, or for the sake of it. They do it because they feel scared, threatened, or angry at how they have been treated...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Seriously

    Animals RARELY, RARELY attack anything without good reason. Enough said.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2010

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    Get Outta My Wayy!

    That is usually how come animals do things to harm people. Some are just touchy others are looking to survive. It is just nature. We kill animals why is it so wrong for animals to have the want to kill us?
    leanachain leanachain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2009

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    I Always Do

    I do feel bad for a young child that gets attacked or bit by a dog but still i do not blame the dog, I blame the parent of the child. people need to have some respect for all animals wild and domesticated. do not keep wild animals as pets, teach your children to not run up to...
    NobodiesDaughter NobodiesDaughter 31-35, F Aug 7, 2012

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    I Always

    I will always side with the animal befire the human. The animal does not know better or that the human did something to provoke the animal. I hate people. :( but I kinda think it's funny how many people joined this group.
    InBloom91 InBloom91 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I Would Always Rather Be The Predator Then The Prey!

    When ever I am watching one of those animal world shows I am chearing for the predator to chach there prey when ever I am with other people. I always note that I am alone in my views, but then I am used to that. Frak'um one and all...DD
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 9 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Duh.

    well, when the animal attacks, its for their protection!!! They attack because you scare them, or you did something stipid. why else would they attack? because they want to? thats not what they adapt to do. they adapt to survive
    Smartypants5 Smartypants5 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Taunting.

    The majority of the times I see stories about people getting attacked by animals, the animal had been taunted in one manner or another. Especially dog attacks. I'm sorry but if you sit and taunt an animal whose obviously bothered by it and it results in  you getting your...
    lastleafoffall lastleafoffall 26-30, F Dec 21, 2008

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    Let Me Clarify Here

    I don't condone animals attacking children while they're camping or hiking nor do I secretly wish for animals to attack my fellow human beings.   What I'm talking about are those videos of  stupid people doing stupid things with and/or around animals.  Bears...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 7 Responses Jul 13, 2008

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    It Just Isn't Fair to Them!

      My main problem with the way that we treat animals is our reaction. When there are too many of them, we go along and kill them off but too many people, we just expand. Whenever they do something and it's a human's fault, blame the animal then kill it if you can...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2009

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    Give Them An Award

    Without question I almost always side with animals when they attack people. The reason is simple - animals come with instincts, humans come with self awareness even though we don't exercise that nearly enough. Therefore I assume that if you are willing to get into a ring with a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2009

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