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Was a Kayaking “Accident” Really Murder on the Hudson?

At first, it sounded like a tragic story with a very predictable moral.  A 46 year old male kayaker capsized, while not wearing a lifejacket, and was believed to have drowned. His 36 year old female paddling partner, who was wearing … Continue reading

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Australian Salt Water Crocodiles – Kayaker Trapped on Remote Island & Swimmer Who Wasn’t As Lucky

Saltwater crocodiles are close enough to living, breathing, terrifying sea monsters. Capable of growing to over 20 feet long and weighing a tonne, they are the the largest of all living reptiles and the largest riparian predator in the world.  Saltwater … Continue reading

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Did the Swan Kill the Kayaker? Or was it the Lack of a Life Jacket?

The first headlines read, “Swan Kills Kayaker,” and “Aggressive swan kills kayaker.”   Later versions were more moderate – “Swan attack contributed to man’s drowning death” and “Kayaker drowns after coming too close to swan” with “Chicago Kayaker Killed After Swan … Continue reading

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