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Mountain Lion Kills Leashed Chihuahua Mix on Walk in Hollywood Hills

Sad security camera footage captured the moment a mountain lion grabbed a small leashed dog out for a walk in California’s Hollywood Hills. The footage shows the mountain lion walking down the street in a neighborhood and pouncing on Piper, a blue merle Chihuahua mix, during her stroll with a...


New Jersey Reinstates Bear Hunting

Starting in December, New Jersey will again allow bear hunting on private and public lands. Governor Philip D. Murphy, a Democrat who campaigned for a first term on a pledge to end the hunts, is supporting the policy change because of a significant increase in bear sightings and encounters around...


Watch Bear Break Into Lake Tahoe Nestle Toll House Cafe

A hungry black bear followed its nose into a Nestle Toll House Cafe in South Lake Tahoe, California, last week and helped itself to some cookies. According to KCRA News , there were people inside the cafe when the bear entered. A cafe employee captured photos and videos of the...


Illinois Wildlife Officers Capture Mountain Lion and Relocate It to Wildlife Sanctuary

A young male mountain lion was captured last week in Springfield, Illinois. Due to over harvest and habitat loss, mountain lions were eliminated from the state more than 150 years ago. Even though there are sightings reported each year, most turn out to be bobcats or feral cats. But recently,...


Washington Woman Fights Off Mama Black Bear

A bear that attacked and severely injured a Washington woman was euthanized and its cubs were taken to a rehab facility. According to NBC News , the black bear attacked the woman, knocking her to the ground when she let her dog out of her Leavenworth home on the morning...


Wyoming Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself While Fighting Off Grizzly

A Wyoming hunter is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while fighting off an attacking grizzly bear. NBC News reports that Lee Francis, of Evanston, and his son were hunting in Rock Creek, south of Grand Teton National Park, on Friday evening, October 22, when the bear attacked...


Two Wyoming College Wrestlers Injured While Fighting Off Grizzly Bear

Two Wyoming college wrestlers sustained serious injuries during a ferocious grizzly attack in Cody last weekend, and one of them credits the other with saving his life. The Wyoming Game & Fish Department said in a press release that the bear charged the two men from close range while they...


Bear Estimated to Weigh 1400 Pounds Wins 2022 Fat Bear Week Title

A massive bear named 747 won the Fat Bear Week title for the second time in three years. Fat Bear Week celebrates bears bulking up on salmon at Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve in preparation for hibernation. Each year, people across the world vote on which bear they think...


Montana Man Discovers Mountain Lion Frequenting His Backyard at Night

After noticing two dead deer covered in debris under a tree in his Montana backyard, Gene Crowe decided to install a game camera to see what animal was responsible. When he checked his camera, he caught images of a large mountain lion prowling about on his Willow Creek property. “I’m...


Mountain Lion Attacks Young Boy at California Park

A mountain lion attacked and injured a 7-year-old boy at California park Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. According to abc7.com , the boy suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the cat bit him on the buttocks as he was climbing a stair case at Pico Canyon Park in Stevenson Ranch. The Los Angeles...


Watch As Snake Hunters Find Themselves Surrounded by Timber Rattlers on the Ground and in the Trees

Did you know rattlesnakes climb trees? At least baby ones do, according to this video posted on NKFherping YouTube Channel . If you like snakes, you'll enjoy watching Noah Fields and his partner search for snakes in the forests around Metro Atlanta. If you don't like the slithering reptiles, you'll...


Watch Bobcat Make Death-Defying Leap From Tree in Pursuit of Squirrel

Bobcats are fierce and agile hunters, and this video is proof. In the footage, posted to the StevenSteph YouTube channel , you see a bobcat chasing a squirrel on what appears to be a golf course. The squirrel then scurries up a tree with the bobcat right behind it. In...


Watch Fox Attack Woman in New York Front Yard

A home surveillance camera caught the terrifying moment a rabid fox attacked a woman in the front yard of her Ithaca, New York, home. In the 45-second clip, you see Sherri Russo standing near a driveway with her phone to her ear when, all of the sudden, a fox runs...


California Zoo Staff and City Police Exchange Words Over Shooting of Mountain Lion

A war of words has ensued between California’s Oakland Zoo staff and officers with the Hollister Police Department who shot a wild mountain lion that was spotted on a porch in a populated neighborhood. According to NBC Bay Area , the incident began the morning of Friday, Aug. 26, when...


Florida Man Survives in Swamp for Three Days After Losing Arm to Alligator Attack

A Florida man is sharing his harrowing tale of survival after losing his arm in an alligator attack and wandering in the swamp for three days. Eric Merda told CBS News that he got lost in the woods near the Lake Manatee Fish Camp in Myakka City on July 17...


Coyote Attacks Ultramarathon Runner on California Trail

A California man was participting in a 150-mile ultramarathon on a trail near the Golden Gate Bridge when a coyote came up behind him and attacked him. Dean Karnazes said he was able to finish his run, but the wild canine bloodied his face. “I heard some footsteps coming up...


Hunters Take New Mississippi State Record Alligator

Two Mississippi hunters have bagged a state-record alligator. According to WJTV , on August 28, Jim Denson and Richie Denson of Madison took the new state record for the longest female alligator. The men were hunting on the Pearl River, just north of Ross Barnett Reservoir. Mississippi Department of Wildlife,...


Watch Woman's Close Encounter With Mountain Lion

A woman was hunting near Utah’s Rush Valley when a mountain lion briefly attacked her. She caught the scary interaction with the wild cat on camera after the attack. Laurien Elsholz wrote in a Facebook post that she smelled something dead before she heard a crashing noise and felt the...


Drone Footage Captures Moment 12-Foot Alligator Attacks Swimmer

Drone footage caught the horrifying moment a man swimming in Florida's Lake Thonotosassa was attacked by a huge alligator. J.C. Defeats is now out of the hospital, but has a long road to recovery ahead of him. On August 3, the former U.S. Air Force pararescueman, and now Oldsmar firefighter...


Florida Extends Alligator Hunting Hours

Hunters can now harvest Florida alligators around the clock throughout the season, which opened August 15 and runs through November 1. Fox 13 reports that previously the reptiles could only be hunted 17 hours a day – mostly at night. But, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) expanded...


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