When Animals Attack!

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Feb. 25 2010, Updated 4:13 a.m. ET

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When Animals Attack!

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1. Florida SeaWorld staffer Dawn Brancheau was killed by 12,000-pound Tilikum on Wednesday. Brancheau's mom told RadarOnline.com that her "daughter died doing what she loved".

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Florida SeaWorld staffer Dawn Brancheau was killed by 12,000-pound

Tilikum on Wednesday. Brancheau's mom told RadarOnline.com that her

"daughter died doing what she loved".

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2. 56-year-old Charla Nash was left with no eyes, mouth, eyelids and nose after the attack by a 14-year-old "pet" chimp in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Source: ABC

56-year-old Charla Nash was left with no eyes, mouth, eyelids and nose

after the attack by a 14-year-old "pet" chimp in Stamford, Connecticut.

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3. Male model Fabio took a severe bruising to his pride, and his nose, when he was hit in the face by a wild goose during an amusement park ride.

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Male model Fabio took a severe bruising to his pride, and his nose,

when he was hit in the face by a wild goose during an amusement park ride.

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4. Vegas illusionist and showman Roy Horn was mauled to near death by Montecore, a beautiful 380-pound tiger he had spent years training by hand.

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Source: INF Daily/ZUMA Press

Vegas illusionist and showman Roy Horn was mauled to near death

by Montecore, a beautiful 380-pound tiger he had spent years training by

hand.

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5. Bethany Hamilton has made an inspiring recovery following the loss of an arm due to a shark attack. Her story is currently being made into a Hollywood movie.

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Source: INF Daily/ZUMA Press

Bethany Hamilton has made an inspiring recovery following the loss of

an arm due to a shark attack. Her story is currently being made into a

Hollywood movie.

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6. Ving Rhames' four dogs, including mastiffs and an English Bulldog were removed by Animal Control after they mauled to death an employee of the actor.

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Ving Rhames' four dogs, including mastiffs and an English Bulldog were

removed by Animal Control after they mauled to death an employee of the

actor.

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7. Steve Irwin died doing what he loved best, interacting with wild animals.

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Source: INF Daily/ZUMA Press

Steve Irwin died doing what he loved best, interacting with wild

animals.

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8. Carlos Sousa Jr. lost his life during what should of been a fun filled day at the zoo. Sousa was mauled to death by a tiger, and his two friends were badly injured.

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Carlos Sousa Jr. lost his life during what should of been a fun

filled day at the zoo. Sousa was mauled to death by a tiger, and his two

friends were badly injured.

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9. Timothy Treadwell's death at the claws of one, possibly two wild grizzly bears became the subject of a 2005 documentary film by Werner Herzog titled Grizzly Man.

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Timothy Treadwell's death at the claws of one, possibly two wild

grizzly bears became the subject of a 2005 documentary film by Werner Herzog

titled Grizzly Man.

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10. Ryan Seacrest thankfully lived to tell the tale following his painful encounter with a shark in Mexico.

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Ryan Seacrest thankfully lived to tell the tale following his painful

encounter with a shark in Mexico.

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