Why I stick with shih-tzus

From the Maybe-it’s-not-a-good-idea-to-keep-flesh-eating-lizards-as-pets dep’t.:

Several flesh-eating pet lizards were found feasting on the corpse of their owner in his apartment, police said.

Police were called to Ronald Huff’s apartment in Newark, Delaware, on Wednesday after a relative became worried because Huff failed to show up for work, investigators said.

Officers found Huff’s body on the floor, with his pet Nile monitor lizards feeding on his flesh. The state medical examiner is investigating the cause of death. … [CNN]