Tragedy is something that we cannot avoid. For many, it is a fleeting moment of pain that stays with us. For others, there is photographic evidence of the seconds that led up to the tragedy. Here are 25 photos that were taken just before tragedy struck.
Animal Attack– Animals are majestic and fantastic, of that there is no question. They are also however powerful predators that can kill in an instant. Here we see a man cowering before a large white tiger whose enclosure he had fallen into while trying to get a better look. Keepers warned him to get down but he did not listen and the tiger held him there for 15 minutes before mauling him to death.