History Main / AnimalAssassin

11th May '17 8:36:26 PM nombretomado
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* Franchise/FuManchu is the acknowledged master of this method of killing. He is especially fond of this in the earlier books when he has access to venomous arthropods "unknown to Western science".

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* Franchise/FuManchu Literature/FuManchu is the acknowledged master of this method of killing. He is especially fond of this in the earlier books when he has access to venomous arthropods "unknown to Western science".
23rd Mar '17 12:24:30 PM Sharlee
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* A priest of Amun is killed this way in the period mystery ''Murder at the God's Gate''. The person who arranges it doesn't take any chance that the AnimalAssasin will be overlooked or wander away without attacking: they stuff ''five'' cobras into the target's box of writing materials, knowing that the intended victim (a temple scribe) is sure to open it and be bitten by at least some of the venomous reptiles.

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* A priest of Amun is killed this way in the period mystery ''Murder at the God's Gate''. The person who arranges it doesn't take any chance that the AnimalAssasin AnimalAssassin will be overlooked or wander away without attacking: they stuff ''five'' cobras into the target's box of writing materials, supplies, knowing that the intended victim (a temple scribe) is sure to open it and be bitten by at least some of the venomous reptiles.
23rd Mar '17 12:23:49 PM Sharlee
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* A priest of Amun is killed this way in the period mystery ''Murder at the God's Gate''. The person who arranges it doesn't take any chance that the AnimalAssasin will be overlooked or wander away without attacking: they stuff ''five'' cobras into the target's box of writing materials, knowing that the intended victim (a temple scribe) is sure to open it and be bitten by at least some of the venomous reptiles.
15th Mar '17 10:42:36 AM erforce
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* In ''Film/DeadlyBlessing'', somebody intends to kill the main character by letting a snake inside her washing room while she's in the bathing tub.
13th Feb '17 12:32:04 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* DetectiveSchoolQ featured a Pluto agent using this trope on Kyu and Megu with a highly venomous snake after locking them in a secret room not even their [[TheAce mentor]] knew existed.
5th Feb '17 7:52:28 PM foxley
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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': In "Wild Harvest", the first VictimOfTheWeek is tied up in a forest, doused with truffle oil, and left to be gored to death by a wild boar.

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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': ''Series/MidsomerMurders'':
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In "Wild Harvest", the first VictimOfTheWeek is tied up in a forest, doused with truffle oil, and left to be gored to death by a wild boar.boar.
** ** In "The Town That Rose From the Dead", once victim is killed by being constricted to death by pythons.



* ''Series/WhodunnitUK'': In "Happy New Year", the Victim of the Week is bittern by a venomous snake the killer placed in his safe.

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* ''Series/WhodunnitUK'': In "Happy New Year", the Victim of the Week is bittern bitten by a venomous snake the killer placed in his safe.
24th Jan '17 8:41:48 AM Dravencour
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* In 1978, [[https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/synanons-sober-utopia-how-a-drug-rehab-program-became-1562665776 Synanon]], a drug rehabilitation program that soon became a cult, tried to have Paul Morantz, an attorney who successfully represented a woman who had been held against her will by the cult, killed with a rattlesnake in his mailbox that had had its rattles removed. Morantz's life was saved by prompt and extensive treatment with antivenom, and this incident, along with the lawsuits it was already facing, would spell the beginning of the end for the cult.

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* In 1978, [[https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/synanons-sober-utopia-how-a-drug-rehab-program-became-1562665776 Synanon]], a drug rehabilitation program that soon became a cult, tried to have Paul Morantz, an attorney who successfully represented a woman who had been held against her will by the cult, killed with a rattlesnake in his mailbox that had had its rattles removed. Morantz's life was saved by prompt and extensive treatment with antivenom, and this incident, along with the lawsuits and bad press that it was already facing, would spell the beginning of the end for the cult.
23rd Jan '17 6:48:37 PM Dravencour
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* In 1978, [[https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/synanons-sober-utopia-how-a-drug-rehab-program-became-1562665776 Synanon]], a drug rehabilitation program that became a cult, tried to have Paul Morantz, an attorney who successfully represented a woman who had been held against her will by the cult, killed with a rattlesnake in his mailbox that had had its rattles removed. Morantz's life was saved by prompt and extensive treatment with antivenom, and this incident, along with the lawsuits it was already facing, would spell the beginning of the end for them.

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* In 1978, [[https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/synanons-sober-utopia-how-a-drug-rehab-program-became-1562665776 Synanon]], a drug rehabilitation program that soon became a cult, tried to have Paul Morantz, an attorney who successfully represented a woman who had been held against her will by the cult, killed with a rattlesnake in his mailbox that had had its rattles removed. Morantz's life was saved by prompt and extensive treatment with antivenom, and this incident, along with the lawsuits it was already facing, would spell the beginning of the end for them.the cult.
23rd Jan '17 6:41:28 PM Dravencour
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* In 1978, [[https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/synanons-sober-utopia-how-a-drug-rehab-program-became-1562665776 Synanon]], a drug rehabilitation program that became a cult, tried to have Paul Morantz, an attorney who successfully represented a woman who had been held against her will by the cult, killed with a rattlesnake in his mailbox that had had its rattles removed. Morantz's life was saved by prompt and extensive treatment with antivenom, and this incident, along with the lawsuits it was already facing, would spell the beginning of the end for them.
20th Oct '16 4:19:08 AM morane
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* ''Series/HawaiiFive0'' episode "Cloth of Gold", a venomous marine cone snail (''Conus textile''), native to Hawaii seawaters, is used as a murder weapon.
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