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Parasailing Terror as Line Snaps, Woman Drifts for 45 Minutes

Katie Malone is lucky to be alive after frightening incident in Puerto Vallarta

(Newser) - It was supposed to be an adventurous outing to celebrate her last birthday in her 20s. Instead, Katie Malone ended up with her body shattered after a freak parasailing accident in Mexico—but she and her family are thankful she's alive. Malone's brother Brendan Malone tells People his... More »

Parasailing Donkey's Owner Won't Face Charges

Russian officials say animal is OK

(Newser) - The owner of a donkey that went parasailing over a Russian beach , terrifying both the animal and onlookers, will not face animal cruelty charges, the Moscow News reports. The donkey, a female, "is clinically healthy," a local official tells AFP , adding that the owner didn't see any problem... More »

Flying Donkey Sparks Animal Cruelty Probe

Terrified animal goes parasailing, scaring Russian beachgoers

(Newser) - Russian police are investigating a possible case of animal cruelty after a donkey was forced to parasail over a beach resort, terrifying not only the animal but sunbathing families who watched from below. "The donkey screamed and children cried," a police rep tells AFP . "No-one had the... More »

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