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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: A skull forms part of a collection of bones that were found among the stepped footings of Westminster Abbey's south transept, on September 21, 2015 in London, England. The footings were built from Reigate stone between 1246 and1250, during the reign of Henry III, and back filled with charnel material comprising mostly of femurs and skulls from earlier burials. The square hole on the skull is likely from pick axes used to dig out the bones in the 13th century. The area is currently being excavated as part of the transform of part of the 13th-century Triforium into a new viewing and gallery area that will be open to the public for the first time. As well as exhibiting many historical objects from the abbey, the new £19m GBP space will give visitors views down over the abbey buildings and the neighbouring Palace of Westminster. The work is due to be completed by 2018 (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about people and animals acting badly and the wild happenstance of life. In that spirit each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hour I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here are tonight’s stories:

Men used skulls stolen from Lake County cemetery, other human remains in 'religious shrine,' investigators say

When investigators searched Lopez' home, detectives said they found a total of six skulls, a hand, partial arm, and multiple other large bones within what they said "appeared to be some sort of religious shrine."

Fishermen rescue naked fugitive from crocodile-infested waters in Australia

Two fishermen have rescued a naked fugitive who they found sitting on a tree branch in an Australian crocodile habitat. Cam Faust said Wednesday he and fellow recreational fisher Kev Joiner heard Luke Voskresensky, 40, yell for help on Sunday as they set crab traps from their dinghy in mangroves on the outskirts of the northern city of Darwin.

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