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American Crocodile Numbers Grow in Florida

You likely know that Florida is home to alligators, but did you also know that the state has a population of crocodiles and that the population is growing? According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission , the Florida population of the American crocodile is a conservation success story...


Trail Cam Footage Shows Pack of Black Coyotes

Spotting a black, or melanistic, coyote in the wild is fairly rare. Capturing footage of an entire pack of black coyotes is almost unheard of. But a video posted on the Kentucky Wildlife Trail Cam Videos YouTube page shows a group of at least six melanistic coyotes walking down a...


Bobcat Hanging From Overpass Shatters Car's Windshield

A bobcat hanging from an overpass by a cord was struck by and shattered a family's car windshield as they drove back from a wrestling tournament in Guilderland, New York. Fortunately, no one was injured. “It happened quick. We were turning into the passing lane on I-88 and it came...


Researchers Reach Conclusion in 2009 Fatal Coyote Attack

Wildlife researches have finally completed a study that may settle the question of why coyotes attacked and killed a young woman hiking in a Canadian park in 2009. According to Ohio State News , the research into the motive behind the only reported adult human fatality from a coyote attack...


Massachusetts Town to Use Sharpshooters to Kill Problem Coyotes

A Massachusetts’ community is the first in the state to use sharpshooters to kill problem coyotes. Town officials say coyotes have taken a pet off its leash while under the control of its owner three times this year. According to wcvb.com , Nahant officials voted to sign an agreement with...


California Wildlife Officials Announce Euthanasia of Famed Mountain Lion

California’s famed mountain lion P-22, which has made headlines recently for killing a leashed chihuahua and attacking another dog, has been captured and euthanized. According to ABC 7 , California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers captured the lion for a health assessment, which revealed it had severe injuries and...


Florida Alligator Attacks Man As He Washed His Hands in Pond

A man is lucky to be alive after a 9-foot-long alligator attacked him as he washed his hands in a pond in Sanibel, Florida. NBC2 reports the alligator bit the 25-year-old's right arm, but he was able to free himself and call 911. Sanibel Fire said bystanders made a tourniquet...


Video Footage Shows Mountain Lion Standing Over Dog After Dragging It From California Home

A mountain lion snuck in through an open sliding glass door in a Sonoma County, California, home, attacked a dog, and dragged it by its neck into the backyard. Video posted by the dog's owner to Facebook shows the snarling mountain lion standing over a motionless border collie. Rebecca Kracker...


Security Footage Shows Coyote Attacking Toddler in Los Angeles Neighborhood

A father had only turned his back on his 2-year-old daughter for a few seconds to get her toys out of the car when a coyote ran up and grabbed the girl and drug her face down onto the sidewalk. Security video shows the coyote attacking the toddler. Her father,...


Alabama Livestock Dog Kills Eight Coyotes to Defend Sheep

A brave livestock dog put its own life on the line to protect a herd of sheep when a pack of 11 coyotes surrounded them. The 20-month-old Great Pyrenees named Casper managed to kill eight of the coyotes, but was seriously injured during the fight. John Wierwille, the homeowner and...


Ring Camera Footage Shows Bear Attacking Inflatable Rudolph Yard Decoration

An inflatable Rudolph didn’t stand a chance against a curious black bear’s sharp claws. Dave Lester shared Ring camera footage to Facebook of a bear attacking his Rudolph inflatable in the front yard of his South Lake Tahoe home. He said the vicious bear attack occurred Saturday morning, November 26,...


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...


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