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12/02/2006 01:26 PM ID: 58666 Permalink   

German Police Being Torn Apart By Large Birds

 

Two weeks ago in the western town of Kaarst an officer had his trousers shredded while attempting to apprehend a runaway emu. Now another officer has had his leather jacket destroyed while attempting to catch a 90 centimeter parrot.

Police in Walldürn, a town in southwestern Germany, were informed by passers by that a large, colourful bird was sitting in a tree. One of the responding officers grabbed the bird. The bird responded by screeching and attacking the officer's jacket.

The officers calmed the bird down and the police put it in the car before the police radio triggered another outburst from the parrot. While the bird has certainly chosen not to remain silent police are unsure if they can make it talk.

 
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  9 Comments
  
  lol  
 
Get 'em polly!
 
  by: dook   12/02/2006 01:37 PM     
  The last sentence  
 
Is confusing the hell out of me.
 
  by: m.i.a.elite     12/02/2006 05:24 PM     
  @m.i.a.elite  
 
you have a right to remain silent etc. etc.
 
  by: yhwman   12/02/2006 05:58 PM     
  @yhwman  
 
I was refering to the run-on...
 
  by: m.i.a.elite     12/02/2006 07:31 PM     
  @mia  
 
its really not that bad. just put a comma after "silent"
 
  by: reverend j roach     12/02/2006 07:47 PM     
  send it to gitmo...  
 
he will talk even if he didn't do anything!
 
  by: DarkAngelJG     12/02/2006 09:46 PM     
  um  
 
i dont think they class emu's as parrots
 
  by: stonedwookie   12/03/2006 01:31 AM     
  @stonedwookie  
 
They don't, most birds including emus have three claws forward and one back but parrots have two forward and two back. The story makes reference to two seperate incidents - one involving an emu two weeks ago and one involving a parrot in the last couple of days. Sorry if that was unclear
 
  by: ixuzus     12/03/2006 02:07 AM     
  you ppl  
 
need to learn how to take a joke

0_o
 
  by: m.i.a.elite     12/05/2006 03:07 PM     
 
 
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