Sport: In the Ecuadorian Air

On a flight from Lima to Panama, a five-year-old stallion named Canastos got frightened and kicked out the side of his stall. The Andes Airlines pilot knew what he had to do. Reluctantly, he fired two slugs from his revolver into Canastos' forehead. Then he brought his plane down on an emergency field.

Safely on the ground, the pilot went back for a look at his dead horse. Canastos was not dead, just subdued. In Panama last week, after shots of penicillin, Canastos was eating well and catching up on his rest. The veterinarian planned to remove the slugs, thought Canastos...

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