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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...


Oklahoma Traffic Stop Reveals Rattlesnake, Uranium, Handgun

What do a pistol, an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe bourbon, a live rattlesnake and powdered radioactive uranium all have in common? Well, nothing, except they were all found in a stolen vehicle pulled over during a traffic stop in a Guthrie, Oklahoma, neighborhood last week. Guthrie police made the...


Watch Three Cottonmouths Fight for Dominance

There must have been some good-looking female cottonmouths in the wetland that drove these three male snakes to battle it out in North Alabama. Claire Ciafre, botanist in residence at Herpetology at Austin Peay State University , shot the fascinating footage of these pit vipers in June at Redstone Arsenal...


Bear Drags Deer Across Road in Front of Stunned Drivers

A small black bear got to enjoy an easy venison dinner with the help of a vehicle on a Colorado road. A video obtained by KOAA News 5 shows the bear dragging the deer across a busy road in Southwestern Colorado near Ridgway State Park. Dominick Gonzales, who filmed the...


Exotic Cat Attack in Illinois Neighborhood

An Illinois mother and daughter were enjoying a stroll through their neighborhood when their walk took a terrifying turn. The two were attacked and injured by a caracal, a large cat native to regions of Africa and northwest India that can weigh anywhere from 25 to 40 pounds. According to...


Home Invading Coyote Kills Family Dog

For the second time this month, I'm writing about a coyote killing a pet inside the supposed safety of its family's home. A few weeks ago, an Alabama man shot and killed a coyote in his home after it came through the pet door and killed his cat. The most...


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...


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