Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Tag: died

Magawa, the hero rat who sniffed out landmines, has died

The African giant pouched rat found more than 100 landmines and other explosives during his service, according to APOPO, the mine-clearing non-governmental organization that trained him. His work saw him win a gold medal...

Jeffery Lynn Johnson, ‘Tiger King’ participant, died by apparent suicide at 58

Johnson — a former reptile dealer — was one of several people interviewed in episode 4 of the enormously popular 2020 docuseries on Netflix. According to a police incident report, officers were dispatched to...

Art LaFleur, an actor known for his roles in ‘The Sandlot’ and ‘Field of Dreams,’ has died

LaFleur passed away after a decade fighting atypical Parkinson’s disease, his wife Shelley LaFleur said on Facebook on Thursday, highlighting some of the roles he played over the course of his career, including Babe...

Winter the dolphin, beloved ‘Dolphin Tale’ animal, has died

“Animal care experts from around the country worked to treat her gastrointestinal abnormality. The CMA family is devastated,” a statement from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium read. “While we are heartbroken by Winter’s death, we...