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Re: Steve Erwin (Croc. Hunter) dies in sting ray attack

Erwin claimed that he was afraid of no animal......except for birds.  He
often confided that he had visions of birds pecking his eyes out.  Tiny
feathered dinosaurs!


On Mon, 4 Sep 2006 18:45:58 +1000 "Chris Glen"
<s370548@student.uq.edu.au> writes:
> Ahem, yes _E_rwin, not Urwin as I had.
> >Local T.V. news reports that Erwin suffered a sting ray poison barb 
> stab
> >wound directly to his heart and died quickly.
> Mixed reports at the moment - one report suggested it wasn't 
> something he
> was targeting, it was off to the side, which would be ironic.  But 
> who knows
> at this stage.
> >We all saw this coming.  But I figured it would be by snake bite.
> Unfortunately yes - amazed he didn't have more incidents before this 
> too. (I
> do recall one involving a spitting cobra).
> Cheers,
> chris

"If you are traveling into the future in a time machine, and you pass a
person from the future who is traveling into the past, it's probably a
good idea to avoid eye contact." - Jack Handey