Top 10 Famous People who were Killed in Animal Attacks : Death comes in different ways. It is impossible to predict our death because it comes anytime. We cannot admit our dear one’s death it will be more painful us. Death is the end of our life. Thus, we die at any time even we are engaging in other activities. The main thing is that we cannot stop death from our life. We lost our dear ones due to some reasons. Being caught in an animal attack may be one of the worst ways to die. It will be more painful to accept the death of a man who killed by animal attacks. Many people killed animal attack. Every year, we can see that men get killed in animal attacks. Some celebrities are killed by animal attacks. We have been witnessing their end in this brutal way. The main thing is that we can even accept their death, and we think they all are still alive. We can discuss some celebrities who have killed by animal attacks. Here is a list of Top Ten Famous People who were Killed in Animal Attacks.
10. Joseph Slowinski
Joseph Slowinski was born on November 15, 1962, in New York. He was an American herpetologist who worked extensively with elapid snakes. He had completed his degree in Biology from the university of Kansas during 1984, and he attained Ph.D. at the University of Miami in 1991. The main thing is that he was the founder of Contemporary Herpetology, online herpetological journal. He was an American snake expert who completed many types of research on different kinds of snakes. He was also a professor and an author. There are three species of a snake named in the memory of Slowinski. During 2001, he was died in a remote area Myanmar while doing research. He was bitten by a juvenile multi-banded krait. At that time, he has received several attempts to procure medical attention. But failed, unfortunately.
9. George Hensley
George Hensley was an American Pentecostal minister best known for his practice of snake handling. He was born on May 2, 1881, in Virginia. According to him, the New Testament commanded all Christians to handle poisonous snakes. He was found in snakes, and the main feature of George Hensley is that his had survived many times from snake bites. He survived these times without any treatments. He always likes to be with snakes. He was part of a big family that had moved to virginia before his birth. He used to travel the Southeastern United States to teach a form of Pentecostalism that emphasized strict personal holiness and frequent contact with venomous snakes. He was bitten by a viper while he was trying to place it into a jar. It happened in 1955 and, he refused treatment and died soon after.
8. Jean Batten
Jean Batten also knew as Jean Gardner Batten and was born on 15 September 1909 in New Zealand. Jean Batten was a New Zealand aviator. She became very popular New Zealander of the 1930s, internationally due to some records – breaking solo fights across the world. She made the first attempt of solo fight in England to New Zealand during 1936 and became the first person ever to make a solo flight from England to New Zealand. She is known as the ‘Greta Garbo of the skies,’ She made two unsuccessful attempts to beat Amy Johnson’s time to Australia. During 1933, she hit two sandstorms before the engine failed and wrecked the aircraft. The main thing about her is that she had received the Harmon Trophy three times from 1935 to 1937 for achievement that is Batten successfully flew solo from England to Australia in the Gipsy Moth. It was the trip of 14 days and 22 hours and beat the current England-to-Australia record of English aviator Amy Johnson by over four days. She died in 1982 bitten by a dog and refused treatment and died following infection.
7. Guy Standing
Guy Standing was born on 1st September 1873, London, England. He was an English actor and also former commander in Royal Navy. He was also part of world war Mission. Then he became Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) during 1918 and received the position to Knight Commander in the 1919 New Year Honours. He shifted to Hollywood film industry after did noted characters in the British and American theater. During 1937, he was bitten by a rattlesnake and died due to a constant heart attack.
6. Jacky Boxberger
Jacky Boxberger was a track and field athlete from France. Jacky Boxberger specialized in long distance races. In Paris Marathone, he was also won a two-time championship, and he was also gained the position of a junior world record holder in the 1500 meters. he represented France in four Olympic Games. Then he got a knee injury at the time of military service with the Joinville battalion that stopped him from achieving a career as brilliant as that of Michel Jazy. During 2001, he was spending his vacation with his wife and daughters in Kenya. He has died while trying to film an elephant on a safari and animal picked up Boxberger with its trunk and threw him against a tree and it caused him to death.
5. Taylor Mitchell
Taylor Mitchell was a Canadian country folk singer, and she was born on August 27, 1990, in Ontario, Canada. She has received worldwide attention and encouraging reviews for her successful album named ‘For Your Consideration‘. She appeared as a young performer at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. She was also known as Taylor Josephine Stephanie Luciow. She became a singer and songwriter after she completed her graduation from the Etobicoke School of the Arts with a major in musical theatre. She has received many awards for her great contributions. The main thing is that she has received a nomination for a Canadian Folk Music Award for Young Performer of the Year. It happened few days before her death, and her last performance was in Lucasville, near Halifax. She had died at the age of 19 while her visit to the Cape Breton Highlands National Park when she was attacked by some coyotes there. Soon after she died. This case was the first recorded killing of an adult by coyotes.
Alexander knew as Alexander the great and he were the king of Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. He was born on July 20 or 21 356 BC. He was a member of the Argead dynasty. Alexander succeeded his father Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He was a puppet king with no powers and felt himself in a scandal when he married a commoner. He has spent most of his times on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa. The main thing is that he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world at the age of thirty. He is famous for his performance in the battle and stands one of the histrory’s most successful military commanders. During 1920, he was bitten by a monkey while he was attempting to break a brawl between his dog and another monkey. He became infected even he had received enough treatment. The main thing is that nobody willing for taking the responsibility of his death. He died at the age of 27.
3. Timothy Treadwell
Timothy Treadwell was a bear expert and has a pivotal role as a documentary filmmaker. He had spent more than thirteen years in researching about a living with the wild beasts. He was the founder of the bear protection organization Grizzly People. He used to live with the Grizzly bears of Katmai National Park in Alaska for 13 long summers. He had studied about grizzly bears at the time of summer seasons. His main aim is that to protect bears, and the mission started in late 1980. He was a lover of the animal since he was a child. After his study about bears, he had visited Alaska to watch bears. The main thing about Timothy is that he recovered from drugs and alcohol by making a relationship with bears. He died in a bear attack both Treadwell and his girlfriend Amie Huguenard at Katmai National Park in Alaska and even partially ate them.
2. Diane Whipple
Diane Whipple was also known as Diane Alexis Whipple and she were born on January 21, 1968, in the USA. She was a lacrosse player and coach, who is best known as the victim of a fatal dog attack in San Francisco during 2001. She represented her country in two world cups. She was a gifted athlete since her childhood, and she was inspired by her grandparents. In high school, she became a two-time all-American lacrosse player. She became shifted to San Francisco and qualified for U.S. 1996Olympics team in track and field. Then she became lacrosse coach at t Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California. During 2001, she was attacked by two dogs from her apartment building when she was coming from grocery stores. The she had lost her life due to huge blood loss the same day.
1. Steve Irwin
Steve Irwin was known as the Crocodile Hunter, and he stands one of the most popular naturalists of all time. People like him very much just because of his encounters with crocodiles and other dangerous creatures like snakes and all. He has received attention from all over the world. His shows became feature film as well. He was born on 22 February 1962 in Australia. He was famous for many categories such as a conservationist, zoologist, herpetologist and also as a television personality. He was died on 4 September 2006 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while taking an underwater documentary film named Ocean’s Deadliest. There had no chance of escaping in this worst situation and died soon after.