Elderly woman dies after being attacked by her pet rooster while collecting eggs in her backyard

Mail Online | 9/1/2019 | Sahil Makkar For Daily Mail Australia
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An elderly woman has died after she was attacked by her pet rooster while collecting eggs from her backyard chicken coop.

The incident recently took place in South Australia, prompting a public warning about seemingly harmless animals that can cause death.

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The rooster punctured a varicose vein of the elderly lady, with its beak causing incessant bleeding.

The victim's name and age have been withheld to avoid further trauma to her family.

Adelaide - University - Forensics - Expert - Professor

Adelaide University forensics expert Professor Roger Byard said another elderly woman died overseas in a similar circumstances when a cat scratched her leg.

Professor Byard, who has been studying deaths due to seemingly harmless animals, said his study aims to help doctors in...
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