The Realblog with Stephanie Mallory

Stephanie Mallory is a mom, a hunter and Realtree’s PR Coordinator. She’s here to deliver an insider’s look at the outdoor business and give her opinion on all things outdoors—whether you asked for it or not.

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Michigan Couple Feeds Hundreds of Deer in Their Backyard

Most wildlife experts will tell you feeding deer is a bad idea. It can cause over-crowded conditions and contribute to the spread of disease. But in Michigan's U.P. region, winter feeding stations are essential for the deer's survival. Keweenaw residents Synthia and Richard Marsh have turned their yard into a...


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...


Watch Coyote Chase Dog

The video footage above was captured in Rockford, Illinois, last week, but sadly, similar incidences are being caught on home-surveillance cameras throughout the country time and again. Sometimes the pets escape the coyotes' sharp fangs, and sometimes they don't. The coyote population is rapidly increasing in urban areas throughout the...


Man Discovers Moose on His Roof

Hearing a critter on the roof is not that unusual. Usually the culprit is a squirrel, or perhaps a raccoon. But, when a British Columbia man went to investigate a noise he heard on his carport roof, he discovered a much, much larger animal. To his surprise, there on his...


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...


Watch Bobcat Chase Squirrel Across Top of Screened-in Patio

One Florida woman's screened-in porch gave her a front-row-seat view to a predator in action. A video, taken by Michelle Kloese at her home in Punta Gorda Sunday morning, shows a bobcat chasing a squirrel on top of her patio. "Woke up to a bobcat chasing a squirrel on our...


Man Eaten by Smoky Mountain Black Bear Died of Meth Overdose

A man's body found partially eaten by a black bear in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year died of a meth overdose, an autopsy found. According to Knox News , search crews found the body of William Lee Hill Jr., 30, of Louisville, Tenn., in a wooded area...


Runner Kills Mountain Lion With Bare Hands

Are you tough? If you said, "yes," then answer me this, are you kill-a-mountain-lion-with-your-bare-hands tough? It's hard to answer that question if you've never had to do it, but one Colorado man knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that his answer is "yes." That man is now recovering after...


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