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Bear Lands on Patrol Car Causing Rollover Crash and Fire
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Aug. 3 at around 11 p.m. the [Humboldt County Sheriff's Office] patrol car was heading north on Highway 96 with lights and sirens blaring, when a bear suddenly fell from an embankment and landed on the hood. The patrol car then struck an embankment, rolled over and came to rest on its side. The crash then sparked a fire that destroyed the vehicle and ignited nearby vegetation on the embankment, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office. Fire crews responded and extinguished the...
Woman Sent To Hospital After Posing With Octopus On Face Ends With Venomous Beak Bites
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TACOMA, Wash. - When Jamie Bisceglia met up with some fishermen who had hooked an octopus during a fishing derby in the Tacoma Narrows August 2, she saw an opportunity for an unusual picture. "It was a photo contest in the derby. So, crazy me, hindsight now and looking back, I probably made a big mistake," Bisceglia said. .... "It had barreled its beak into my chin and then let go a little bit and did it again," said Bisceglia. "It was a really intense pain when it went inside and it just...
Yorkie Bites Postal Worker, Disrupting Neighborhood’s Mail Service
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A Virginia neighborhood had its mail service disrupted for about three weeks after a Yorkshire terrier bit a postal carrier. The neighborhood is one of two in Danville to have mail service disrupted recently because of dog bites. The second neighborhood had service suspended because carriers were being chased by a pit bull. A Postal Service spokesman said action was necessary to prevent carriers from being attacked. Home delivery in the neighborhood with the Yorkie resumed when the dog’s...
Crocodile Farmer Finds Orthopedic Plate Inside 4.7-Meter 'MJ'
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Koorana Crocodile Farm owner John Lever found his 4.7-metre crocodile MJ dead, around seven months after the sick animal stopped eating. MJ had a fight with another croc named Big Joe in summer 2018 and he had deteriorated from there. Mr Lever said when a crocodile dies at the farm it is opened up so its stomach contents can be examined. The crocodile farmer said he would often find a wide range of things such as rocks, onion bags, broken bottles, hooks and plastic, but what he found in...
Seagull Grabs And Flies Away With Chihuahua From A Garden In Devon
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.... Becca Hill, 24, from Paignton, has appealed for information about four-year-old Gizmo, who was carried away on Sunday afternoon. She told the Devon Live website: “My partner was in the garden putting the washing out at the time and suddenly he saw it swoop down. It carried Gizmo a fair way as we couldn’t see him any more. I have no idea if he was dropped or where he is now.” Hill also wrote on Facebook: “Please, please, please, anyone finds a chihuahua he’s mine, a seagull took him...
American Gored At Running Of The Bulls Trying To Get A Selfie
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PAMPLONA, Spain — The desire to have a selfie as a souvenir from running with the bulls in Spain turned into a near-death experience an American lawyer says he'll never forget. A charging bull ran over and gored San Francisco resident Jaime Alvarez in the neck during the first run of this year's San Fermin festival in Pamplona, an event immortalized by writer Ernest Hemingway nearly a century ago. "The joy and the excitement of being in the bullring quickly turned into a scare, into real...
Trash Bandit Bites Arkansas Woman!
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A Jonesboro woman ended up in the doctor’s office on July 4 after a “bandit” bit her on the leg. The 50-year-old woman told Officer Ashley Jackson she was outside in her yard on Tanglewood Drive the other night when she saw three raccoons rummaging through her trash can. The woman said she “started to talk and ‘click’ to the raccoons,” the initial incident report. One of the animals approached her and bit her on the right leg, just below the knee. Thursday morning, the woman went to a...
World-Famous Tiger Tamer Becomes Kitty Toy
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One of the world's most famous tiger tamers has been mauled to death by his four big cats as he prepared for a show at a circus in Italy. Ettore Weber, 61, was mauled to death around 7.30pm on Thursday night at the Circo Orfei - Italy's best-known circus - in the countryside near Bari. Weber was rehearsing for his act when one of the tigers knocked him down before the other three pounced on him and mauled him to death. The tigers then 'played' with his body for around 30 minutes in front...
Gators 2, Florida Man 0. If You Are Keeping Score
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A severely decomposed body was found Thursday morning in a Pinnelas County lake, surrounded by alligators. The St. Petersburg Police Department told WFTS-TV the body "with alligator involvement" found in the mangroves at the southeast corner of Lake Maggiore was so badly decomposed they couldn’t determine race or gender. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Otis Crawford and Patricia Kays spotted the body around 8 a.m. Thursday. Crawford says they were eating breakfast in their car when they...
African Painted Dog Killed By Packmates At Dallas Zoo
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The Dallas Zoo announced the death of Ola, an African painted dog, on Thursday. Zoo officials say she was killed during the overnight hours by her packmates. Video from the animal enclosure showed that two-year-old brothers Jata and Mzingo were being aggressive with Ola, but zoo officials said she quickly died from her injuries sustained during the short fight. .... The Dallas Zoo said the introductions between the two brothers and Ola happened three weeks ago and had gone very smooth, with...
Goat Returned To Owner After Chasing Woman
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OAKLAND — A goat has been chastised after Oakland police found the creature to blame for chasing a woman down a street. “You never really know what you are going to encounter when responding to a call of a woman being chased down a street,” the Oakland Police Department posted on its Facebook page Sunday morning. “Will it be nothing, will you be getting into a physical altercation? Well this suspect was a little bit of both.”
Florida Alligator™ Grabs Yogi Bear™ Gig: Committs Pic-A-Nic Basket Crime
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Poor gator, at least he got a good last meal out of this whole deal. ;) He'll be trapped and killed as a nuisance gator since he clearly has no fear of humans at this point. A gator killed the romance for a couple who was trying to enjoy a picnic in Gainesville. 4 News reports Taylor Forte was on a picnic date with her fiancé, Trevor Walters before he left town for 10 weeks. But their date was interrupted by a gator that was eyeing their food. "He swims up to the bank and just looks us...
Florida: Three Pit Bulls Chew Their Way Out Of A Trailer And Into A Neighbor
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Fortunately for the woman someone saw the 3 pit bulls attacking her. They were able to get the dogs off of her. The passerby put her in the bed of his pickup truck and called emergency services. The woman was air lifted to a trauma center due to the severity of her injuries. The owner Ralph Hughes gave permission to have the dogs euthanized. Hugh’s said the dogs chewed through the back door of his mobile home.
The Bull Doesn't Always Lose
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Gruesome video captures the moment a bull gets revenge on a matador — thrusting a horn up his anus and leaving him with a 10-inch wound to his rectum that almost killed him. French matador Juan Leal, 26, had been tormenting the beast with his red cape at the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on Saturday when he suddenly got wrong-footed with the proud animal hot on his tail. The crowd at the 12th day of the San Isidro bullfighting fair screamed in horror as the angry animal impaled Leal with...
Florida Man Defeats "Relentless" Coyote With Coffee Cup: "I Smashed Him"
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A Florida man says he did what he had to do to protect himself, his dog, and his Fruitland Park neighborhood when faced with an overly aggressive coyote. The coyote was killed and his dog is getting frequent check-ups to make sure rabies is not an issue. Ben Pool says he hears coyotes often, rarely sees them. Things were different, however, on Friday. "My dog and a coyote were standing face to face, fixing to go at it," Pool says. Pool was able to get the two animals apart...then the...
Tennessee Man Died Of Meth Overdose Before Being Eaten By A Bear
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A man whose body was discovered partially eaten by a bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year died of a meth overdose before the bear ever got to him, according to an autopsy released on Monday.
Colorado Man Killed Mountain Lion With Bare Hands After Being Attacked During Trail Run
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A Colorado runner was attacked Monday by a mountain lion during a trail run in the northern part of the state that resulted in puncture wounds to his face, arms, legs and back and the death of the animal.
Russian Man Killed, Eaten By Brown Bear He Raised From A Cub
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A Russian hunter was killed and eaten by a brown bear he raised from a cub then kept as a pet in a cage in his garden. Sergey Grigoriyev was eaten to the bone by the raging bear he found as a cub and raised on his plot of land. The 41-year-old's 'skeletal remains' were discovered by police who went to his house after his relatives reported him missing and the beast on the loose. The bear also killed and ate to the bone two of the father-of-one's three dogs. Police in Ozersk...
Russian Woman In 'Grave Condition' After Bear Tears Her Arm Off And Eats It During Christmas Party
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A woman is in a 'grave condition' after a brown bear tore her off her arm and then ate it during a Christmas party at a Russian guest house. The angry beast grabbed her outstretched hand as she fed the wild animal through the bars of its cramped cage. The unnamed 53-year-old woman is now in intensive care following the attack in the Russian city of Achinsk. She suffered huge blood loss and underwent emergency surgery on the stump of her arm. The bear wrenched off her arm during a...
Washington D.C. Woman Mauled To Death By Her Pit Bull Inside Her Home
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Another pit bull has decided he'd had enough of his owner's shit and decided to maul them to death. This incident happened Sunday night inside a home in Southeast D.C. when a woman was attacked by her pit bull. Not a lot of details yet, aside from the fact she was rushed to the hospital where she would later die. The Humane Rescue Alliance responded to the house after the attack and took the dog out of the home. The dog could be seen resisting and it tried to...

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