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Mom Tackles Home-Invading Otter

Moms will do anything to protect their children, including taking on a crazed otter. According to WisTV.com , a mom came to the rescue when an otter attacked her 17-year-old daughter and her dog in their Lakeland, Florida, home. Just before dawn on Tuesday, Feb. 4, Gwyn Ewert, 17, let...


Attack Squirrel Terrorizes Texas Neighborhood

The idea of an "attack squirrel" is kind of funny. But two women bitten by the squirrel aren't laughing. Residents in Houston's Bridgeland Shores neighborhood said the squirrel started off friendly and playful but has now become aggressive and mean. "We usually don't go outside in the daytime because he...


Squirrel Ransacks Home While Owners Away on Vacation

An Atlanta couple came home from vacation to discover damage throughout their house. The floors were scratched, the rooms were a mess, the baseboards were chewed up and the kitchen faucet was running. The culprit? A squirrel. Kari and Dustin Drees were visiting family out of town for the holidays...


Porch Pirate Squirrel Caught in the Act

This time of the year, it's not uncommon for delivered packages to go missing from front porches. It's so common that the thieves have been dubbed Porch Pirates. But those pirates aren't always who you'd expect. A home surveillance camera recently caught footage of a sneaky squirrel grabbing a package...


Boy Pets Rabid Raccoon, Gets Bitten

Most of us know that petting a sick wild raccoon is a bad idea, but one 15-year-old had to learn that lesson the hard way. According to Fox13.com , Damien Ransom was skateboarding in the Providence neighborhood in Davenport, Florida, when he saw a raccoon on the road. He said...


Fisher Climbs Into Stand With Hunter

One New York hunter experienced an opening day that he won't soon forget. At around 6 a.m., on opening day of firearm season, Tucker Money, a 35-year-old Princeton, Massachusetts, resident, climbed into a stand on his father's property in Ontario County, New York. By about 9 a.m., Money was thinking...


The Day the Squirrel Went Berserk in the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

Like the country song come to life, a squirrel broke into an Alabama church last week, creating chaos and confusion as parishioners tried to catch it with an offering plate. Similar to the 1984 song “The Mississippi Squirrel Revival” by Ray Stevens, the squirrel scurried amongst those sitting in the...


Elevated Kennels Don't Stop Coyotes from Attacking Beagles

Preston Boarts of Blairsville, Georgia, thought his three hunting dogs would be safe from a coyote attack. After all, he kept them in caged kennels three feet off the ground. So, he didn't think much about it when he heard commotion and barking early Tuesday morning. But when he went...


Pet Raccoon Bites Off Tip of Toddler's Finger

A family in Green Township, Ohio, said their pet raccoon had never been aggressive toward their 2-year-old daughter, so they were shocked when the raccoon bit off part of her finger. According to WLWTF , the pet raccoon was euthanized and is being tested for diseases, such as rabies. A...


Watch Squirrel Attack Man

A Sarasota, Florida, man was minding his own business when all of a sudden a squirrel ran up his back and attacked him, biting and scratching his arm. It was all caught on a security camera. Turns out Robby Armstrong wasn't the squirrel's only victim. The domesticated squirrel had gone...


Watch Pair of Beavers Walk Into Store

I love the way these two beavers just casually stroll into the Cumberland Farms Store in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. They look like a couple of shoppers who decided to stop in for a quick snack. Surveillance footage shared by the company shows one beaver walk out the door it came in...


Utah Man Dies From Rabies After Exposure to Bat

A Utah man who passed away on Sunday is the first person to die from rabies in the state since 1944. According to ABC4.com , Gary Giles was pulled of life support on Sunday. The 55-year-old husband and father was removing bats from his Moroni home when he likely became...


Watch Coral Snake Eat Copperhead

You've heard the saying, "Red touches yellow, kills a fellow; red touches black, friend of Jack." As you can see in the video above, that snake ain't no friend of Jack. Coral snakes typically keep to themselves, so seeing one is a rare occurrance. Seeing one eating another snake is...


Did You Know Spotted Skunks Do This?

Did you know that spotted skunks stand on their hands and dance around when they feel threatened? One spotted skunk was caught on camera displaying this behavior last week. According to the Smithsonian website , the spotted skunk has anal scent glands that can emit a foul-smelling spray just like...


Rabid Beaver Attacks Father and Daughter

A father and his daughter had planned to enjoy a nice day kayaking with their dog. But a rabid beaver turned that trip into a nightmare. According to CBS News , Dan Wherley and his 7-year-old daughter Layla were kayaking last Sunday when things took an ugly turn. A large...


Raccoon Attacks 6-Year-Old Boy

A 6-year-old boy is undergoing rabies-prevention shots and recovering from bite wounds after being attacked by a possibly rabid raccoon. David Tumarkin, whose left leg is bandaged in two places, told CBS Boston the attack was scary. The Tumarkins were eating watermelon at their backyard table in Newton, Massachusetts, when...


Pet Raccoon Overdoses on Illegal Drugs

What does one do with a stoned raccoon? Take it to the local fire station, of course. Firefighters are no strangers to emergencies, especially those involving overdosing on illegal drugs. But, one overdose victim created quite a stir at an Indianapolis fire station earlier this month. A distressed woman brought...


"Zombie" Raccoons Terrorize Ohio Residents

They're baring their teeth, walking on their hind legs and generally just scaring the crap out of everyone. Raccoons in Youngstown, Ohio, are exhibiting "zombie-like behavior" according to the residents. WKBN 27 says Youngstown police have been busy this week responding to calls about the strange-acting raccoons. The majority of...


Public Angered After Video Shows Cops Repeatedly Running Over Raccoon

People are voicing outrage after a viral video shows two police cars repeatedly running over a raccoon in a shopping plaza parking lot near Albany, New York. A statement released by the Town of Coeymans Police Department states it received numerous calls reporting a rabid raccoon in the Shop and...


Watch Squirrel Pull Out Girl's Tooth

I've gotta give this dad some credit for coming up with a creative way to pull his daughter's baby tooth. And, kudos to the little girl for being a good sport and putting up with her dad's silly antics. As you can see in the video, which was filmed in...


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