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Please, Don't Feed Bears

If you've lived or traveled through bear country, you've no doubt seen the signs warning against feeding the bears. People may have good intentions when they leave food for a wild bear, but doing so causes the bear to lose its fear of humans, and can make it extremely dangerous...


Watch Cat Defend Itself Against Coyote

Coyotes are usually bad news for cats and other small pets. My neighborhood is overrun with coyotes, and our pets are paying the price. One neighbor recently lost two cats to coyotes, and another neighbor watched in horror as a coyote carried her small dog off in its jaws. So,...


Father Fights Off Mountain Lion Attacking His Young Son

I bet you'd do anything to protect your child, even if it meant fighting off a dangerous predator. On Monday, a dad took on a mountain lion as it attacked his 4-year-old son, most likely saving his life. The attack occurred during a hike in San Diego's Los Peñasquitos Canyon...


Bobcat Stuck on Top of Power Pole Finally Comes Down

Cat owners know that the curious critters often get themselves into tough predicaments. I guess their wild cousins are no different. This past Thursday, a bobcat was spotted sitting atop an extremely tall power pole on I-75 near mile marker 78 on I-75 in Collier County, Florida. It eventually attracted...


Doorbell Camera Captures Footage of Snake Biting Man's Face

What's worse than getting bitten by a snake? How about getting bitten by a snake in the face and having the video footage of the incident go viral? That's exactly what happened to one unfortunate man earlier this week. According to Fox 8 , Jerel Heywood was visiting his friend...


Coyote Stops Thief From Breaking Into Car

I've covered a number of news stories over the years about aggressive coyotes in urban settings, and in many cases, someone or someone's pet ends up getting hurt. As more and more coyotes move into cities and neighborhoods, conflicts between the wild canines and people increase. But this time, an...


Alligator Attempts Home Invasion

What do you say to a large alligator that's knocking at your door? Donna Heiss of Palm Coast, Florida, just said, "No." It seemed to work ... at first. Heiss told CBS Miami that as she pulled into her garage on Thursday, her neighbors yelled for her to get inside...


Connecticut Golfer Recounts Bobcat Attack

One Connecticut golfer found himself swinging at more than just golf balls during his time on the course last week. He had to use his golf club to defend himself against a rabid bobcat. Michael Popkowski, a New London resident, was on the seventh hole at the Mohegan Sun Golf...


Watch Coyote Charge Hunter

Lyle Sinkey says he usually shoots coyotes as soon as he sees them, but for "some dang reason" he decided to call this one in. Below the YouTube video Sinkey recently posted of his coyote encounter, he wrote, "As he got closer (20 feet), I expected him to bolt. But...


Teen Attacked by Grizzly While Shed Hunting

A teenage boy is lucky to be alive after surviving a grizzly attack while he was hunting for shed antlers near Ennis, Montana. The 17-year-old Utah teenager, who was attacked by the bear last Sunday, received only minor injuries, according to a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) news release...


Puppy Carried Away by Owl Found by Golfers

A puppy is recovering after it was snatched by an owl out of an Arizona backyard. ABC 15 reports that Latte, one of four three-month-old puppies Foothills Animal Rescue had placed with a foster parent, went out early the morning of March 29 for a supervised potty break. All of...


Mom Pries Mountain Lion's Mouth Open to Save Son

A mother will do anything to save her child. One British Columbia mother even pried a mountain lion's jaws open to save her 7-year-old boy during an attack earlier this week. Chelsea Bromley's son Zach was playing in the family's backyard when the small mountain lion leaped at him and...


Watch Dog Play With Wild Coyote

If the dog in this video was smaller, the video footage caught by a homeowner in an Arizona neighborhood might have revealed a much grimmer scene. But, as it is, the video shows a wild coyote and large dog playing together, each apparently enjoying the other's company. As you know,...


Watch as 45 Rattlesnakes Are Removed From Under Texas House

A professional snake remover thought he'd be removing only a few rattlesnakes from under a house in Albany, Texas. The homeowner, who had called for assistance, said he'd climbed under his house to restore his cable and had spotted "a few snakes." But when the folks with Big Country Snake...


Woman Fights Off Attacking Fox With Scissors

An Alabama woman fought off a fox during what she said was the scariest moment of her life. Alicia Jennings is the ninth fox-attack victim in Baldwin County since May of last year. NBC 15 reports that the fox, likely rabid, lunged at Jenning in a driveway in Fairhope. "He...


700-Pound Gator Pulled From Georgia Irrigation Ditch

When this photo of a huge alligator pulled from an irrigation ditch in Georgia went viral, many people wrote it off as a hoax. You can't blame them. But, it turns out that the photo is no hoax. Officials with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said they pulled the...


Watch Dead Rattlesnake Slither on Hot Grill

Its head had been cut off. Its skin and guts had been removed, yet the rattlesnake still twists, coils and slithers on the hot grill as it is being cooked. What kind of dark magic did this YouTube video capture? Let's be honest. Most people would be a bit unnerved...


Watch Raptor Try to Fly Away With Dog

Owners of small dogs know they have to be wary of larger animals that could hurt their pups, but few consider that the threat could come from above. One Las Vegas girl almost lost her beloved Yorkie to the talons of a large bird of prey. Cecilia Celis was enjoying...


Watch Husky Play with Coyote

When I first started watching this YouTube video, I thought the coyote was stalking the dog. But, then after watching more of the footage and reading the video description written by the dog's owner, I realized the dog and coyote were friends. The video description states, "Onyx the Siberian Husky...


Man Explains How He Strangled Mountain Lion to Death

Last week we reported about a Colorado man who strangled a mountain lion to death after it attacked him . The man, who is recovering from his injuries, recently revealed his identity and told his story at a press conference. Travis Kauffman said he was running down a trail in...


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