Animals

Parachute Failed? Aim For an Ant Hill


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When skydiver Joan Murray’s main parachute and backup parachute failed, she struck the ground at 130 kilometers per hour, landing on a mound of fire ants. Doctors believe that the shock of being stung over 200 times by the ants released a surge of adrenaline, which kept her heart beating.

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