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Africa's 'Last Polar Bear' Wang, Dies in Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, last polar bear, sad news, dies, RIP )

Marie
- 18 days ago - theguardian.com
Wang, who from China in 1986, put down at Johannesburg zoo after suffering liver and heart failure, aged 30
Baggage Handlers Find Plane Dog Dead on Arrival After Flight Layover in 90 Degree Heat
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, dies, airline, cruelty, help, USA, suffering, heat, animals, offbeat )

Marie
- 276 days ago - metro.co.uk
A plane passenger whose dog died in 90-degree heat during a flight layover is calling for airlines to take responsibility for inadequate care of travelling pets.
World's Tallest Dog Giant George Dies
Offbeat  (tags: Great Dane, George, giant, tallest, dies, age seven )

Giana
- 309 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Blue Great Dane Giant George, the tallest dog ever at 7ft 3, dies aged seven
Whitney Houston Dies At Age 48
Offbeat  (tags: Whitney Houston, singer, music, sad, dies, death, unknown, bizarre, news, odd, off-beat, unusual )

Lindsey
- 932 days ago - foxnews.com
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48. Rest in peace Whitney, we will miss you.
Woman Who Trained President Obama's Family Dog Bo and Other Canine Royalty Dies at 52
Offbeat  (tags: humans, women, pets, dogs, Dog Trainer, Obama's dog, dies, animals )

Yrna
- 1323 days ago - chicagotribune.com
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz, the trainer who prepared President Barack Obama's dog Bo for life as the first dog, has died. Sylvia-Stasiewicz, 52, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at a Virginia hospital
Elephant at Knoxville, Tennesee Zoo Kills Trainer, Stephanie James
Offbeat  (tags: humans, women, elephant trainer, elephants, dies, killed, zoos, zoo animals )

Yrna
- 1324 days ago - nydailynews.com
An 8,000 pound elephant backed an experienced zoo keeper into a wall and crushed her to death at a Tennessee zoo, horrifying her family and colleagues. The tragedy occurred Friday afternoon while Stephanie James, 33, was performing routine chores
When Horses and Modern Life Collide
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, fox trotter mare, speeding car, forces them into drain, cassie injured, dies, modern life )

Simone
- 1356 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
On the morning of December 4, 2010, Bert Bonnett, 100, saddled up his gentle Fox Trotter mare, Cassie, for a California Christmas Caroling ride. As he rode home along Wheatland Avenue in the equestrian minded community of Shadow Hills, Sunland, CA,
Navajo Comedian Dies
Offbeat  (tags: comedian, dies, singer, songwriter, actor )

Lone
- 1566 days ago - daily-times.com
FARMINGTON -- The creator of the legendary Diné comic strip character "Mutton Man" has died. Vincent Craig, comedian, singer, songwriter and actor, died Saturday. He was 59.
Minnesota Journalist Who Was Tribal Watchdog Dies After Cancer Fight
Offbeat  (tags: Native American Press/Ojibwe News, editor, dies )

Lone
- 1640 days ago - parkrapidsenterprise.com
Bill Lawrence, a Red Lake Ojibwe and crusading journalist who hounded tribal officials in northern Minnesota for more than 20 years -- and helped send some to prison -- died Tuesday in Idaho, where he was being treated for prostate cancer at a Veterans
Driver, 78, Dies in Sunday Crash
Offbeat  (tags: elderly man, dies, wreck, hits, power pole, tree )

Lone
- 1650 days ago - savannahnow.com
A 78-year-old man died Sunday after he crashed a car into a utility pole on Montgomery Street, according to Savannah-Chatham
Navy SEAL Dies During Key West Dive Training
Offbeat  (tags: navy seal, dies, training, drills, unconscious, underwater )

Lone
- 1654 days ago - miamiherald.com
A 26-year-old Navy SEAL died in Key West waters during intensive dive training in preparation for an overseas deployment, according to the Naval Special Warfare Group
Oldest Captive Snow Leopard Dies
Offbeat  (tags: japan, oldest captive snow leopard, death, dies, 21 years old, grief, mourning )

Simone
- 1658 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
The world's oldest snow leopard born in captivity died Monday at Higashiyama Zoo at the age of 21 years and 9 months, the facility said.
Former Oklahoma State Rep. Tim Pope Collapses, Dies
Offbeat  (tags: representative, dies, At home, heart attack )

Lone
- 1659 days ago - newson6.com
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A friend and colleague of former state Rep. Tim Pope, who left the Legislature to make an unsuccessful run for state labor commissioner in 2002, says Pope has died at the age of 52.
Georgian Luger Dies in Olympic Training Crash
Offbeat  (tags: 2010 Olympic Games, Whister, B.C., Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian lugar, crashes, dies )

Rosemary
- 1660 days ago - sports.ca.msn.com
WHISTLER, B.C. - Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died in a horrific crash during an Olympic training run Friday on the eve of the Vancouver Games' opening ceremonies, flying off a high-speed track that has wasted little time showing its teeth.
Woman Dies in Accident; Her Baby Is Delivered But Doesn't Survive
Offbeat  (tags: women, dies, accident, baby born, dies, hospital, sadness )

Lone
- 1678 days ago - freep.com
23-year-old pregnant Detroit woman and her fetus, which was delivered, died after a violent car crash on I-94 this morning.
 

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