Man Loses Cockfight

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This is what you might call "payback," although in California people tend to call it "karma."

A California man attending a cockfight in Tulare County died on January 30 after one of the birds stabbed him in the leg. The birds apparently are usually armed with some sort of razor or knife attached to their legs, and this one apparently knew how to use it.

Exactly how the man died is not yet clear – the coroner reported an accidental "sharp force injury" to the right calf, a wound that would not normally be fatal. Police said they were investigating whether a delay in seeking medical attention had contributed to the death.

According to the Humane Society, cockfighting is illegal in every state and a felony in 39 states. Just being a spectator is also illegal in most states, and it seems is also more dangerous than you might have assumed.