The Mysterious Flamingo Beheadings

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Somebody is beheading the Frankfurt Zoo’s flamingos

For The Week, Peter Weber writes: People do all kinds of stupid, crazy things, but what kind of a monster sneaks into a zoo and beheads sleeping flamingos? Officials at Germany’s Frankfurt Zoo want to know rather urgently, after discovering 15 dead Chilean flamingos late last week, several of them with severed necks.

“Who would do such a thing? Psychopaths? Was it a completely out-of-order test of courage among young people? Or was it Satanists?”

— Die Welt

The attacks happened Thursday and Friday nights, and police and zookeepers are flummoxed. Three flamingos were killed at the same zoo in 2007, and that case was never solved.

“Who would do such a thing?” asked Germany’s Die Welt on Monday. “Psychopaths? Was it a completely out-of-order test of courage among young people? Or was it Satanists?” The stab wounds in some birds point to a human culprit…Read more…

The Week


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