John Varty, a wildlife filmmaker dubbed "Tiger Man," was seriously injured after being mauled by one of his tigers. He was rushed to a hospital late Wednesday with several puncture wounds and two broken ribs. He joins the every growing list those who misjudged their wild and exotic "pets."
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Some things are inevitable: Tomorrow the sun will rise, Meryl Streep will win another Oscar, and a couple of times a year an exotic animal attacks its beloved master. We've all seen the Youtube videos, and we always act surprised. We even feel a little uncomfortable when we laugh (but we do laugh).

In lieu of yeaterday's tiger attack: (More from GlobalPost: John Varty, 'Tiger Man of Africa,' attacked on South Africa farm) here are a few when-animals-go-wild moments from years past. 

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