Religious man throws himself to the lions

Reuters:
A man shouting that God would keep him safe was mauled to death by a lioness in Kiev zoo after he crept into the animal's enclosure, a zoo official said on Monday.
"The man shouted 'God will save me, if he exists', lowered himself by a rope into the enclosure, took his shoes off and went up to the lions," the official said.
"A lioness went straight for him, knocked him down and severed his carotid artery."
Yeesh. Someone (Steve Allen?) once said that comedy equals tragedy plus time. I think my watch is fast.

(Hat tip to The Disgruntled Chemist.)

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