Freak News for Thursday 10/20


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Lions & Tigers & OH CRAP!  - It was hunt­ing sea­son yes­ter­day in Zanesville,Ohio after the owner of an exotic ani­mal park let loose 56 wild ani­mals! Terry Thomp­son, the owner of the Musk­ingum County Ani­mal Farm, shot him­self to death right after he let the ani­mals loose in what some spec­u­late may have been a final act of defi­ance against his neigh­bors and police. In the name of pub­lic safety, sheriff’s deputies shot and killed 48 of the animals. 

Arm your­self! -  Texas man was in the process of sell­ing a frozen armadillo to a woman when the pair broke into a heated argu­ment over the price.  She planned to have the armored crea­ture for din­ner, but balked when his ask­ing price soared past value-menu lev­els.  Angered that the nego­ti­a­tions were going nowhere, the man threw the armadil­loat the woman, bruis­ing her in the chest and leg.

REALLY doped up — A pair of North Car­olina men flagged down a cop car to com­plain that he’d let an acquain­tance into his home, only to have the other man pull a gun and steal $1100 in cash oh and a size­able quan­tity of pot and cocaine. The deputies took the report and promised to inves­ti­gate, though we’re not bet­ting they’ll return the nar­cotics if they’re recovered.

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