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Video: Coyote Snatches Dog from Yard

A Massachusetts family thought they'd never see their beloved dog again after a coyote carried it off into the darkness, but they were in for quite a surprise. According to WCVB , Danielle Byrne let her dogs, Cece and Brodie, out of the house early one morning last week, but...


Mountain Lion Attacks 6-Year-Old Girl in California Park

A 6-year-old girl is recovering from injuries suffered from a mountain lion attack that occurred at the Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve on Sunday. According to CBS SF , a park ranger administered first aid to the child at around 10 a.m. on a dirt trail about 2 miles...


Get Paid to Trap Wolves in Idaho

Depending on who you talk to, there are either too many wolves or not enough of them in the lower 48 states. But The Foundation for Wildlife Management (FW4M) says there are definitely too many wolves in Idaho, and they are paying trappers up to $1,000 per kill to help...


Mark Zuckerberg Still Hunts, but Has Loosened Meat Eating Rules

In 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg challenged himself to only eat meat that he killed. In fact, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey claimed in a Rolling Stone interview that Zuckerberg once served him a goat that he'd killed himself. Zuckerberg has since stepped away from that challenge, but says he still...


Colorado Voters to Decide on Wolf Reintroduction

Colorado voters will decide this fall whether or not to reintroduce wolves into the state, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials believe the canines may already be there. CBSDenver.com reports a likely sighting of wolves earlier this month, which has spurred both supporters and opponents of wolf reintroduction to speak...


Chicago Authorities Capture Coyote After Two Reported Attacks

Chicago authorities have captured a coyote, but it's not clear if it's the same one that attacked a 6-year-old boy and a man last week. They've been on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after the two reported attacks, including one where a couple of runners said they had...


Authorities Kill Mountain Lions Feeding on Human Remains

Arizona authorities killed three mountain lions that were found feeding on human remains near a popular Tucson, Arizona, hiking trail last week. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said in a statement that they did not believe the adult female and two cubs killed the person, but the cats were...


Coyotes Stranded on Moving Ice Floes

A pack of coyotes ended up in a precarious situation last week that resulted in some pretty cool video footage. According to CTV News , Iouri Ponomarev was walking his dog at the Government House Park near the North Saskatchewan River when he spotted several coyotes frantically trying to escape...


Colorado Woman Films Mountain Lion Attacking Mule Deer Buck

A Bailey, Colorado, paper delivery woman saw something very few people ever will. While on her early morning route, she videoed a mountain lion attacking a mature mule deer buck. According to Fox31 Denver , Racyn Renee was delivering papers in the town of Pine when she witnessed the attack...


Texas Woman Killed by Feral Hogs

A Texas medical examiner says a woman who was found dead outside a home in Anahuac, Texas, earlier this week was killed by feral hogs. Christine Rollins, 59, was the caretaker of an elderly couple who lives at the home. When Rollins didn't show up at her normal time, the...


Deputies Free Obese Bear from Dumpster

A large black bear found itself in a tight spot earlier this month after it managed to get stuck in a dumpster in the Lake Tahoe, California, area. The bear, which is known by many in the area as "T-shirt" due to the white patch of fur on its chest,...


Should Red Wolves be Reintroduced in the Southeast?

With only 14 individuals known to live in the wild, red wolves are one of America's most endangered mammal species. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), which has a mixed record on hunting issues, is hoping to change that by pushing for reintroduction of red wolves into five Southeastern states...


Young Child Barely Escapes Coyote Attack

A home-surveillance camera caught footage of a 5-year-old girl being chased by a coyote in her own front yard in Park Villa, Illinois. Christine Przybylski had just walked to her mailbox to check for her Halloween costume, which had not arrived. As she approached a swing in her front yard,...


Colorado Woman Puts Injured Bobcat in Car Next to Child

No one wants to see wildlife suffer, but you should use good sense when it comes to rendering aid to the animal. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) used Twitter to admonish a Colorado Springs woman who picked up an injured bobcat and put it in the back of her vehicle...


Wildlife Services to Examine Predator Management Methods in Wyoming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services has agreed to conduct an environmental analysis of its predator damage management actions on federal lands in Wyoming under the terms of a recent court settlement. It will also pause the use of cyanide-based traps, known as M-44s, as well as other controversial...


Colorado Father Saves Son from Mountain Lion Attack

An 8-year-old boy is recovering after sustaining serious injuries from a mountain lion attack in Bailey, Colorado, last week. The boy had been playing in his yard in the Burland Ranchettes Subdivision with his brother around 7:30 p.m. last Wednesday. A friend in a neighboring house called for him, so...


Watch Alligator Scale Fence in Florida

Alligators can climb fences. Did you know that? Did anyone know that before this video showing a large gator scaling a fence at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida, went viral? According to WJAX-TV , Christina Stewart was driving by the air station last week when she filmed the...


New Jersey Mother Fights Coyote With Ball Bat

One New Jersey mother of three is recovering from multiple bite marks and 14 puncture wounds after enduring a terrifying coyote attack last week. But, had it not been for a baseball bat she found in her neighbor's garage, things could have been much worse. ,According to CBS 7 ,...


5 People Attacked by Bobcat at Arizona Campsite

Five family members, including a young child, are recovering after a bobcat attacked them at their campsite in Arizona. The victims were camping at Shannon Campgrounds in Mount Graham when the bobcat entered their campsite around 7:30 p.m. and attacked a 4-year-old girl. Other family members hit, kicked and grabbed...


USDA Announces Grants for Wild Pig Control

More than 6 million feral hogs are wreaking havoc throughout parts of the country, causing approximately $1.5 billion in damages each year. They're tearing up agricultural fields, competing with native wild species for food, and are eating the eggs and young of small native birds and animals. They even occasionally...


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