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Swan bites man as he takes selfie

Swan Bites Man as He Takes Selfie

Steven Takata was recently visiting the Great Bend Zoo in Kansas with his brother-in-law, Jeff. At the swan area, Jeff tried taking a selfie with a trumpeter swan in the background. Steven recorded the attempt as the swan reached out and bit Jeff on the back. Steven says, "He was trying to get the picture to send to his friend that got attacked by one year earlier to show him they weren't that bad. It didn't turn out exactly as he planned."

Oh yeah, and here he is moments before getting bit:


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rwitchwoman63 August 04 2014 at 9:34 AM

Good for the swan!!!...Swan 1 ... Idiot 0....LOL

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Patricia,,,,, August 04 2014 at 11:09 AM

LOL smart swan.....

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Lettybits Patricia,,,,, August 04 2014 at 11:40 PM

Hardly. It's a dumb animal!

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fourstrongwinds4 August 04 2014 at 2:02 PM

Too funny! At least he was good natured about it and had fun! Swan says "I'll kick your azz!" lol!

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Jenn August 04 2014 at 1:06 PM

LMAO! I love animals! As soon as he turned his back....lol...

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Helena August 04 2014 at 10:26 AM

IDIOT!!! The swan probably had a nest close by and he (she) was trying to protect it from this jerk.

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Jeremiah Helena August 04 2014 at 11:54 AM

Two assumptions in one post. It's so funny when people generalize....

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nebrostx Jeremiah August 04 2014 at 3:43 PM

The first assumption is a pretty safe bet. It's typical swan behavior.

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Brian Workman August 04 2014 at 12:24 PM

Man's selfie attempt goes horribly wrong!? This is soo teerible!? REALLY?! Did he die?! Was he Blinded for life?! WHAT!?!? He got an owie!! Boo! Hoo!!!

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Tricilla Brian Workman August 04 2014 at 12:44 PM

AOL massively overexaggerating as usual. :P

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TripleXKimberly August 04 2014 at 7:54 PM

Good For The Swan! This guy knew they have a history of biting people because his friend had also gotten bit. Can't complain when it happens to you.

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BACE August 04 2014 at 1:41 PM

Selfidiot.

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TCHSPIRIT6 BACE August 05 2014 at 2:11 AM

good one

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darkcloudstonite August 04 2014 at 2:01 PM

blah blah blah selfie blah blah going viral blah blah blah

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cgssnavickas August 04 2014 at 7:28 PM

Apparently the swan didn't want his picture taken.

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