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After Decade Without Fatal Bear
Attacks, a Chilling Shift in Japan
Nov 9, 2023 5:05 PM CST
After Decade Without Fatal Bear Attacks, a Chilling Shift in Japan
College student among at least 5 people thought to have been killed by bears this year
- Prior to this year, no fatal bear attacks were reported in Japan for more than a decade. Now, police in the country are investigating what's thought to be at least the fifth such attack of 2023. Police on the northern Hokkaido island, where brown bears roam, say the body...
Mauled by Shark 'in
the Blink of an Eye'
Nov 1, 2023 7:21 AM CDT
Surfer Fatally Mauled by Shark 'in the Blink of an Eye'
Police are now hunting for body of man off coast of South Australia after Tuesday attack
- A surfboard with a bite mark is all that remained after a surfer off of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula was dragged under the water Tuesday by what witnesses believe was a great white shark. Police confirm they're now looking for the 55-year-old man's body, per 7NEWS , which...
Fatal Mauling Wasn't Grizzly's
First Attack of a Human
Sep 7, 2023 12:45 PM CDT
Fatal Mauling Wasn't Grizzly's First Attack of a Human
Bear with a 'history of conflict with people' euthanized in Montana; her cub will go to zoo
- A grizzly bear that killed a hiker near the town of West Yellowstone, Montana, in July and was also found to have injured a person in Idaho in 2020 has been euthanized after busting into a home. The 10-year-old female and her cub, still roaming near the Yellowstone National Park...
Mother, Son Die in
Rare Polar Bear Attack
Jan 19, 2023 1:29 AM CST
Mother, Son Die in Rare Polar Bear Attack
Fatal polar bear mauling took place in isolated town of Wales
- It was a 24-year-old mother and her 1-year-old son who were killed in a rare polar bear attack in a small, remote Alaska Native whaling village Tuesday. Authorities identified the victims as Summer Myomick, who split her time between Wales, where the attack took place, and Saint Michael; and her...
Cops: Infant, Toddler Fatally
Mauled by Family's Dogs
Oct 6, 2022 2:15 PM CDT
Cops: Infant, Toddler Fatally Mauled by Family's Dogs
Mom is in critical condition after attack in Shelby County, Tenn.
- Authorities are delivering grim news out of Tennessee, where they say an infant and toddler were fatally mauled by their family's dogs, an attack that left their mother badly injured. Per FOX 5 Atlanta , a tweet from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office late Wednesday relayed that detectives were...
Bear Mauls Woman
in Her Backyard
Sep 2, 2022 11:12 AM CDT
Bear Mauls Woman in Her Backyard
Colorado resident suffered severely lacerated arm; sow and cub were killed
- A Colorado woman who noticed the lid on her hot tub had been partially removed went out to fix it around 2am Wednesday, only to be attacked by a bear. The bear charged at the woman, then took a swipe with a clawed paw, "severely lacerating" her arm, according...
Report Makes Disturbing
Find on Grizzly Attack
Jul 19, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
Report Makes Disturbing Find on Grizzly Attack
Leah Lokan died instantly of broken neck, severed spine in rare predatory attack
- A woman fatally mauled in Montana last summer was the victim of a rare predatory attack by a grizzly bear that had learned to seek out human food, according to a new report. Leah Davis Lokan of Chico, Calif., was participating in a long-distance bike trip when she stopped to...
Officials: Missing Hiker
Was Mauled by Grizzly
Mar 26, 2022 7:45 AM CDT
Officials: Missing Hiker Was Mauled by Grizzly
Montana's Craig Clouatre was found Friday after 'extensive search' in Paradise Valley
- A dad of four from Livingston, Mont., never met back up with a friend after they got separated during a hike in Paradise Valley Wednesday, and now, a sad development. Local authorities say it appears 40-year-old Craig Clouatre was fatally mauled by a grizzly bear in the Six Mile Creek...
Gig Driver Who Missed Car
Rental Payments Mauled by K9
Jan 6, 2022 10:54 AM CST
Gig Driver Who Missed Car Rental Payments Mauled by K9
Ali Badr is suing city of San Ramon, Calif., for excessive force after being pulled over by cops
- A gig driver badly mauled by a police dog is suing a San Francisco area suburb, alleging use of excessive force and violation of civil rights when police stopped him in December 2020 after he'd missed car rental payments, reports the AP . Dashboard and body-camera videos obtained by the...
She Heard a
Noise in the Kitchen.
Then, a 'Big Paw
Right on My Face'
Nov 6, 2021 7:30 AM CDT
She Heard a Noise in the Kitchen. Then, a 'Big Paw Right on My Face'
Laurel-Rose von Hoffmann-Curzi, who has cancer, fought off bear in her Lake Tahoe vacation cabin
- For Laurel-Rose von Hoffmann-Curzi, her Lake Tahoe vacation home has been a refuge during the pandemic, especially since she has stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is particularly vulnerable to COVID. But the 66-year-old retired doctor says she won't be going back to the cabin anytime soon after a black...
Bear Injures 4 in
Jun 18, 2021 7:12 AM CDT
Bear Injures 4 in Japan Rampage
Brown bear, later killed, ventured into military base, airport in Sapporo
- A brown bear invaded one of Japan's largest cities Friday, storming through a military base and airport, before it was shot and killed. Four people were injured by the bear, which was spotted running through residential neighborhoods and scaling fences in Sapporo on the northern island of Hokkaido. "...
Yellowstone Guide's Death
First by a Grizzly Since 2018
Apr 20, 2021 6:08 AM CDT
Yellowstone Guide's Death First by a Grizzly Since 2018
Charles "Carl" Mock reportedly suffered stroke days after mauling
- A Montana backcountry guide has died days after he was mauled by large grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park, becoming the first person killed by a grizzly in the region since 2018. Charles "Carl" Mock of the park gateway community of West Yellowstone was fishing alone along the Madison...
Man Fishing Alone Is
Mauled by a Grizzly
Apr 19, 2021 3:40 PM CDT
Man Fishing Alone Is Mauled by a Grizzly
Carl Mock died a couple days later
- A backcountry guide who was mauled by a grizzly bear on Thursday just outside Yellowstone National Park has died. "This comes as a terrible shock and is heartbreaking to everyone, since both the surgeries went so well," read a Saturday update in a GoFundMe campaign started for Carl...
He Paid $150 to Play With
Leopard. It Doesn't End Well
Oct 30, 2020 10:53 AM CDT
He Paid $150 to Play With Leopard. It Doesn't End Well
Sanctuary owner facing charges, lawsuit in Florida and man is injured
- A Florida man got more than he bargained for when he paid $150 to play with a leopard. Dwight Turner was mauled in the backyard of a home in Davie, near Fort Lauderdale, on Aug. 31, leaving his scalp "hanging from his head," according to investigators with the...
They Were Camping in the
Arctic. Then, a 4am Visitor
Aug 28, 2020 8:20 AM CDT
They Were Camping in the Arctic. Then, a 4am Visitor
Polar bear kills one in Norway's Svalbard Islands
- A polar bear attacked a camping site and killed a foreign national in the remote Svalbard Islands on Friday, authorities said, adding that the animal itself was killed as well. The man was rushed to the hospital in Longyearbyen, where he was declared dead by doctors, Deputy Governor Soelvi Elvedah...
Killed by Own
Lion as Wife
Aug 27, 2020 8:52 AM CDT
Conservationist Killed by Own Lion as Wife Watched
West Mathewson had defended his lions as friendly and playful
- West Mathewson rescued two white lion cubs from a facility where they were bred to be hunted when they were just days old. It was the start of a loving friendship. The South African conservationist raised the lionesses, keeping them in an enclosure at his safari lodge, Lion Tree Top...
Feb 17, 2020 11:16 AM CST
Cougar Emerges From Bushes, Attacks 6-Year-Old
Girl escapes mauling with minor injuries after an adult started punching the big cat
- A 6-year-old girl is recovering from minor injuries after a mountain lion (also known as a cougar or puma) attacked her in a California nature preserve. KGO reports that the child was walking with her parents, four other adults, and four other children around 10am Sunday in the Rancho San...
Dog Attack May Have Revealed
Jan 20, 2020 10:20 AM CST
Dog Attack May Have Revealed Dogfighting Ring
Deputies found 14 dogs at the South Carolina property where woman was mauled
- A 71-year-old woman was helping to take care of a family member's 14 dogs when one of them attacked her—and in investigating the mauling, police think they've uncovered an illegal dogfighting ring. Deputies responded Saturday to a 911 call from the York County, SC, property and found...
She Was Getting
Mauled by a
Dog. He Grabbed
a Toy Soldier
Nov 26, 2019 11:26 AM CST
She Was Getting Mauled by a Dog. He Grabbed a Toy Soldier
88-year-old Leonard Miller saves young neighbor in Ohio with plastic Christmas decoration
- A young girl in Ohio is alive thanks to a quick-thinking man next door and a plastic Christmas decoration. Leonard Miller says he was in his Perry Township home Sunday when his 13-year-old neighbor started banging on his door, yelling that her 10-year-old sister was being attacked by a pit...
He Returned From Jail to
Find Wife's Mutilated Body
Nov 5, 2019 10:45 AM CST
He Returned From Jail to Find Wife's Mutilated Body
Ohio's Mary Matthews likely killed by her Great Danes
- A man was released from jail Friday, only to find his wife had been killed the same day, likely by her own dogs, according to Ohio police. Dale Matthews says he called his son to pick him up from Warren County Jail, where he was held on a warrant for...
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