Animal attacks

A Chicago police officer and a Chicago Animal Care and Control worker carry a coyote out in a green bag after tranquilizing the animal behind a home on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. Authorities on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head, captured one animal Thursday night on the city's North Side.(Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
January 10, 2020 - 2:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — DNA tests to determine if a coyote captured on Chicago's North Side is the same animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy will take weeks to complete, a city animal control official said Friday. Jenny Schlueter of the Chicago Animal Care and Control said the coyote that was captured...
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CLARIFIES IDENTIFICATIONS - A Chicago Animal Care and Control inspector, right, and a warden from Cook County Animal Control fan out around the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park to look for a possible coyote den, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020. A 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 8:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of...
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CLARIFIES IDENTIFICATIONS - A Chicago Animal Care and Control inspector, right, and a warden from Cook County Animal Control fan out around the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park to look for a possible coyote den, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020. A 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 6:42 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one in which passersby said they pulled a wild canine off a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of coyotes in...
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CLARIFIES IDENTIFICATIONS - A Chicago Animal Care and Control inspector, right, and a warden from Cook County Animal Control fan out around the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park to look for a possible coyote den, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020. A 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 6:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one in which passersby said they pulled a wild canine off a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of coyotes in...
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CLARIFIES IDENTIFICATIONS - A Chicago Animal Care and Control inspector, right, and a warden from Cook County Animal Control fan out around the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park to look for a possible coyote den, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020. A 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 5:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of...
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A Chicago Animal Care and Control vehicle drives along the 2400 block of North Cannon Drive in Chicago, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020, after 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 4:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6-year-old boy who was bitten in the head. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of...
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A Chicago Animal Care and Control vehicle drives along the 2400 block of North Cannon Drive in Chicago, Thursday morning, Jan. 9, 2020, after 5-year-old boy and a man were bitten in separate attacks this week by animals that city officials suspect were coyotes. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
January 09, 2020 - 1:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Thursday were on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after police said a 5-year-old boy was bitten in the head by one such animal and a man went to a hospital with a wound he said came from one. The reported attacks come amid an increase in sightings of coyotes in...
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January 03, 2020 - 2:09 pm
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who claimed to have skinned four of his neighbors' dogs to make a “doggy coat” has been charged with animal torture. Jonathan D. Watkins, 38, was arrested in the Floyd County community of David on Dec. 23 after a neighbor called authorities, news outlets...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019 photo, a giraffe runs in a fire on the grounds at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio. At least 10 animals have died in a barn fire that erupted at the wildlife park, officials said. (Aaron DiBucci via AP)
November 29, 2019 - 9:21 pm
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — At least 10 animals have died in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said. The blaze began Thursday evening at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton. Three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs and a springbok housed in the barn...
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An aerial photo shows the barn that caught fire at African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Friday, November 29, 2019. At least 10 animals were killed in the barn fire Thursday at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio. (Andy Morrison/The Blade via AP)
November 29, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — At least 10 animals have died in a barn fire that erupted at an Ohio wildlife park, officials said. The blaze began Thursday evening at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton. Three bongos, three giraffes, three red river hogs and a springbok housed in the barn...
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