Man arrested for allegedly attacking Busch Gardens Tampa flamingo, bird euthanized

Posted Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:09 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Pinky, a 19-year-old dancing Chilean flamingo at Busch Gardens in Tampa, had to be euthanized Tuesday after an alleged attack by a 45-year-old Orlando man, according to Tampa police.

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 10:34 AM
Vater's avatar

What a dick.

And the writer could use a punch to the temple for the first sentence.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:13 AM

What is wrong with people? I can't image how this guy thought this was a good idea. Sad!

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:22 PM
kpjb's avatar

So the guy previously shot two dogs at point blank range, assaulted a senior citizen, has 3 DUIs, and was in jail for fleeing the police. Sounds like a class act.

The kids nearby must be having nightmares about this incident.


Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:43 PM
August Mueller's avatar

My hope for humanity continues to fade. one has to wonder what other cruel impulses Anthony must have.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 6:30 PM
sws's avatar

I was so disturbed by the senseless murder of Pinky that I started a memorial on my front lawn.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:56 PM

Pink Lives Matter!

But then again, what do I know?

Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:02 PM
bjames's avatar

Not sure why people are joking about this. It's not funny at all. This man is unbalanced and will hopefully serve a longer sentence than what he got for shooting those dogs.

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 9:20 PM

It's 2016, of course people will joke about this. It's what our lord, Harambe, wanted from us

Hey, let's ride (random Intamin coaster). What? It's broken down? I totally didn't expect that.

Saturday, August 6, 2016 8:20 PM
LostKause's avatar

I'm offended that bjames is offended!

Sunday, August 14, 2016 11:43 PM

ShaneDenmark said:

Pink Lives Matter!

I'm surprised PETA hasn't turned that into a t-shirt already and made a movie called "Pinkbird".


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