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Animal Attack

Squirrels Hide More Than 200 Walnuts Under SUV Hood
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A Pittsburgh-area woman with car trouble popped the hood of her vehicle to find squirrels had hidden more than 200 walnuts in the car's body. Chris Persic told KDKA-TV his wife called to tell him their car smelled like it was burning. He told her to pop the hood, and she found walnuts and grass piled over the engine. The couple took the car to a mechanic, who found half a trashcan’s worth of walnuts under the engine.
85 Year-Old Woman Loses Part Of Finger After Possible Bobcat Attack In Florida
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(....) Elsen Fray, 85, and her husband, 71-year-old Rupert Fray, went on an early morning walk Friday in their Lauderhill, Fla., neighborhood. One was walking a little faster than the other, so the two were in different areas of the walking path when a wild animal attacked Elsen Fray. Rupert Fray, who just had open-heart surgery, fell down while trying to protect his wife. His brother, Howard Fray, says he fractured his hip in the fall. “He was trying to help his wife when a bobcat...
Man Gored By Bison Sees Date Undergo Same Fate Months Later
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A man who was gored by a bison in June took a date back to the same place - only for her also to be attacked. Kyler Bourgeous brought Kayleigh Davis to the same trail at a state park in Utah with plans to watch the sunset. But when Ms Davis ran a little ahead, she ended up alone with a bison who charged and flipped her into the air. She sustained a broken ankle from the goring and a leg wound. In the earlier attack he had suffered a cracked rib and collapsed lung. Ms Davis has a cast on...
Woman Sent To The Hospital After Biting The Testicles Of A Camel Sitting On Her
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GROSSE TETE, La. (WAFB) - A woman was sent to the hospital after biting the testicles of a camel that was sitting on her at the truck stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office. On Thursday evening, a couple at the I-10 truck stop in Grosse Tete was chasing after their deaf dog ran away from them, Sheriff Brett Stassi said. The dog, according to Stassi, ran under the double barbed wire fencing that fenced off the enclosure of the camel. The couple...
2Yo Boy Dies After A Spooked Horse Stepped On His Chest
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A 2-year-old boy died Sunday evening at his family home in Millard County after being stepped on by a horse. The incident happened at about 7:25 p.m. at the Hinckley residence, Lt. Robert Clark, Millard County Sheriff’s Office, told Gephardt Daily. “Apparently, the child had been stepped on in the chest area by a horse,” Clark said. “He was being treated by his parents.” The family has a private arena for riding horses, Clark said. “The dad had taken his son off, and the horse became...
And So It Begins. Take Your Stinking Paws Off Me, You Damn, Dirty Ape
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A chimpanzee is on the run in Texas and not letting anyone get in its way, officials said on Tuesday. The animal, which has been on the loose since Monday, has been harassing people and dogs, as well as trying to take cats in the Santa Fe area, according to Houston ABC station KTRK. However, the Bayou Animal Services shelter wrote on Facebook that they do not have reports that the chimpanzee is harassing animals. The shelter also did not specifically say that the animal was a chimpanzee...
"The Backpack Didn't Fare As Well . . ."
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LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Two children were attacked at a school bus stop in Lexington. Now health officials are confirming the animal involved represents Davidson county’s fifth case of rabies this year. The children were waiting for their school bus Friday morning when a fox suddenly ran out of the woods right up to the kids. It shredded one child’s backpack and bit through another’s shoe. The incident happened right outside American Children’s Home. A staff member immediately got the kids...
Rooster Pecked Woman to Death in 'Rare' Attack
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On the heels of a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about backyard chickens spreading illness to people in 49 states comes a harrowing tale about a woman who was killed by a rooster that delivered a lethal strike to a varicose vein in her leg. According to the report, which was published in the journal Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology, the 76-year-old had been collecting eggs at her home in Australia when the aggressive rooster attacked her lower-left...
Suddenly, Rhino
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A rhinoceros at a German safari park attacked a zookeeper's car, but the employee managed to escape without any serious injuries from the attack caught on camera. The scary incident of rhino rage unfolded at Serengeti Park in the German state of Lower Saxony, as the apparently enraged animal used its horn and powerful body to flip the car — painted like a zebra — several times. The footage was published by the YouTube channel Einstein Gamer and in the German daily Bild.
House Of A Thousand Roaches Unlivable For Girls Ages 1, 3, 4, &13
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An Idaho couple faces a number of injury to child charges after police said they found children living in a house infested with thousands of cockroaches and hundreds of spiders. Officers were dispatched to a home in Nampa, Idaho on Aug. 15 for a welfare check. A reporting party told police she had received second-hand information that the house could be infested with cockroaches. According to reports, as two officers approached the house, they could “smell a very pungent or odor of urine...
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...

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