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Unfriendly herbivores (was Re: Jobaria and the Elephant...)



In a message dated 11/14/99 11:47:09 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
clayke@pacbell.net writes:

> I offer
>  the following data to support the idea that just because animals are 
> herbivores,
>  it doesn't necessarily mean that they are nice.  Domestic animals such as 
> cows,
>  bulls, and horses kill 800 people a year in Europe alone.  A death has been
>  reported from fat embolism caused by fractures after a donkey bite...

[much snipped]

Not to mention hippos, which are reputed to kill more humans each year in 
Africa than any other animal!

--Nick P.