Sunday, March 23, 2008

The Black Baron's Random Fact of the Unspecified Time Period - #7

The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska was $80,000.

At a special ceremony, two of the most expensively saved animals were released back into the wild amid cheers and applause from onlookers.

A minute later they were both eaten by a killer whale.

1 comment:

  1. Now doesn't that beat all hell? I'm sorry but I have to laugh at it. It's just too frigging ironic.