Animal attacks

Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cougar attack. Saturday May 19, 2018. One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 1:28 am
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence. The cougar was later found up a tree near the dead...
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Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cougar attack. Saturday May 19, 2018. One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 1:23 am
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say one man was killed and his friend injured when a cougar attacked them during a morning mountain bike ride outside Seattle. The cougar was later found up a tree near the dead man's body, where agents for the state's Fish and Wildlife police shot and killed it...
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Washington State Fish and Wildlife Police confer with an individual from the King County Medical Examiner's and a King County Sheriff's deputy on a remote gravel road above Snoqualmie, WA., following a fatal cougar attack. Saturday May 19, 2018. One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. (Alan Berner /The Seattle Times via AP)
May 19, 2018 - 9:08 pm
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — One man was killed and another seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state, officials said. Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills near North Bend when the attack occurred. The town...
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May 19, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — One man was killed and another was seriously injured when they encountered a cougar Saturday while mountain biking in Washington state. Authorities said the two men were on a morning bike ride in the foothills near North Bend when the attack occurred. The mountain lion ran...
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This May 7, 2018 photo provided by the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Department shows two bobcat cubs, one in back only partially visible. Three people suffered bites when the kittens they rescued from a San Antonio alley turned out to be these ravenous bobcat cubs. The caretakers found the blue-eyed, stub-tailed pair on Saturday and, thinking they were Bengal kittens, took them in. (City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Department via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 2:37 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three well-meaning people suffered bites when the kittens they rescued after hearing them mewling in a San Antonio alley turned out to be ravenous bobcat cubs . The caretakers found the blue-eyed, stub-tailed pair of young bobcats on Saturday and, thinking they were Bengal...
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May 06, 2018 - 5:59 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A giraffe has killed a South African filmmaker who was on assignment at a wildlife facility northwest of Johannesburg. Filming agency CallaCrew says Carlos Carvalho was filming a feature on Wednesday at the Glen Afric farm in Broederstroom when he "had a fatal run-in with a...
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May 02, 2018 - 6:28 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A lion whose attack on a man at a wildlife area in South Africa was recorded in a graphic video has been killed. The News24 media outlet reported Wednesday that a staff member at Marakele Predator Centre in Limpopo province killed the lion after it mauled Michael Hodge, the...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:22 pm
THORNWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — An off-duty police officer jumped on a coyote and throttled it as the animal attacked a 5-year-old girl on a suburban New York playground. Kasey King-Petrellese (peht-rehl-EE'-see) tells WNBC that the coyote appeared out of nowhere and ran "like a cheetah" toward her daughter...
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Dead sheep lie in a forest in Bad Wildbad, Germany, Monday, April 30, 2018. More than 40 sheep have died in an apparent wolf attack in southwestern Germany, adding fervor to an ongoing debate in the country on how much protection wolves should get. Sheep farming official Anette Wohlfahrt told the German news agency dpa Monday that a lawn in the southwestern community of Bad Wildbad looked “like horror” after a wolf there apparently killed 32 sheep, while more of them drowned in a nearby river when they tried to escape. Other sheep had to be shot dead because of their injuries. (Christoph Schmidt/dpa via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 12:40 pm
BERLIN (AP) — More than 40 sheep have died in an apparent wolf attack in southwestern Germany, officials said Monday, adding fervor to an ongoing debate in the country on how much protection wolves should get. Sheep farming official Anette Wohlfahrt told the German news agency dpa that a field in...
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April 30, 2018 - 11:56 am
BERLIN (AP) — More than 40 sheep have died in an apparent wolf attack in southwestern Germany, adding fervor to an ongoing debate in the country on how much protection wolves should get. Sheep farming official Anette Wohlfahrt told the German news agency dpa Monday that a lawn in the southwestern...
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