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you new Killer Whale mouths trainer's legs SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A lucky animal trainer walked away with minor .wounds after a 7,500-pound killer whale chomped down on his legs at Sea World Marine Park. Winston the whale was only acting "playfully" when he nipped trainer Greg Williams on Monday, park spokesman Bill Seaton said. The 20-foot whale, which has been at the park since October 1976, took the trainer's legs in its mouth during a training session, Seaton said. "The whale released Greg Williams almost immediately' and nudged him over to the stage as is routine during the walked off the stage unassisted." Williams, 29, was treated Mission Bay Hospital for several small puncture wounds. Park officials described it as minor incident, the first of kind in several years, j The incident could have worse. Killer whales have no known enemies in the sea can kill the largest creature earth, the blue whale which grows to 50 feet in length. Regular

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 26 May 1978, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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