Joseph Carrao was accused of attacking “Pinky” the flamingo at Busch Gardens in 2016. He broke our heart as “Pinky” was beloved tapping and dancing for the people. They called it her flamingo flamingo show. 45 year old Carrao reached into “Pinky’s” pen picked her up and threw her to the ground injuring her leg to the point she had to be euthanized. It wasn’t the first time Carrao was arrested for animal cruelty, he was charged with killing his neighbors dog.

Earlier this month on June 5th in Orlando, Carrao was walking northbound from the eastbound shoulder of State Road 50 when he was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Carrao was pronounced dead at the hospital.