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(NEWSER) – A Chicago-area man who founded a wildlife sanctuary in Mexico ended up being kicked, bitten, and squashed to death by one of the animals he tried to save. An enraged camel kicked and bit Richard Mileski "practically to death, and when he was almost dead, he sat on him," an official in the beach resort of Tulum tells the AP.

"Between the blows and the weight of the camel on top of him, he was asphyxiated." It's not clear why the animal—which had to be pulled off the 60-year-old's body with a rope tied to a truck—was so angry, the official says, but one theory "is that he would always give him a Coca-Cola to drink, and apparently that day he didn't give him the Coca-Cola."

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