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July 16, 2022, 9:03 PM

Woman killed in alligator attack at Florida golf course: Sheriff

Two alligators were removed from the golf course after the attack, the sheriff's office said.
July 16, 2022, 9:03 PM
Woman fatally attacked by 2 alligators at golf course: Sheriff
1 month ago

Alligator kills person in South Carolina after dragging them into retention pond

This was the first fatal attack in the state by an alligator since May 2020.
1 month ago
Alligator kills person after dragging them into retention pond
2 months ago

Bear euthanized after ripping into tent, injuring mother and daughter in Tennessee

The 3-year-old and her mother both sustained superficial wounds on their heads.
2 months ago
Bear euthanized after ripping into tent, injuring mother and daughter
2 months ago

Man killed in suspected alligator attack likely looking for Frisbees in lake: Police

Police are investigating a suspected deadly alligator attack in Largo, Florida.
2 months ago
Man killed in suspected alligator attack likely looking for Frisbees in lake: Police
3 months ago

Wisconsin couple kills bear that attacked them in their home

A Wisconsin couple say it attacked them after they saw it at their bird feeder.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Dallas toddler mauled by coyote on front porch, hospitalized

Police say a 2-year-old child is in critical condition after being mauled.
3 months ago
3 months ago

DNA confirms coyote that attacked 2-year-old is dead

Two coyotes have been shot and killed following the attack.
3 months ago
4 months ago

911 calls release from Florida tiger attack

According to deputies, an employee stepped into the enclosure where he was unauthorized to be while a caretaker was feeding two tigers.
4 months ago
911 calls release from Florida tiger attack
5 months ago

Man attacked by tiger at Florida Everglades attraction, authorities say

The incident occurred in the same county where a tiger attacked a man at a zoo.
5 months ago
Man attacked by tiger at Florida Everglades attraction, authorities say
6 months ago

Escaped lioness kills keeper in Iran, prowls zoo for hours

A lioness killed her keeper, then escaped with her male partner.
6 months ago
7 months ago

Naples Zoo supports deputy's decision to shoot tiger after attack

The tiger attacked a man who put his hand into the exhibit.
7 months ago
Zoo supports deputy's decision to shoot tiger after attack
7 months ago

Criminal charges possible for man attacked by tiger after reaching into enclosure at Florida zoo

A worker was hospitalized with serious injuries after he entered an unauthorized area of a Florida zoo and was attacked by a tiger, authorities said.
7 months ago
Criminal charges possible for man attacked by tiger at zoo
7 months ago

Charges mulled in tiger attack

Criminal charges are on the table for a zoo maintenance worker who entered an unauthorized area and was attacked by a tiger. Police were forced to kill the endangered tiger to save him.
7 months ago
Charges mulled in tiger attack
7 months ago

Florida zoo worker sent to hospital with tiger bite

A member of the cleaning service at Naples Zoo was transported to the hospital with injuries after entering an unauthorized area and being bitten by a tiger. The animal was shot and did not survive.
7 months ago
Florida zoo worker sent to hospital with tiger bite
7 months ago

Tiger attack

An investigation is underway in Naples, Florida, where a tiger attacked a maintenance worker at a zoo. Police say he was attacked after sticking his arm into the tiger’s enclosure.
7 months ago
Tiger attack
9 months ago

Boy breaks silence after crocodile attack at Mexico resort

Charlie Buhl, 12, is speaking out after a crocodile pulled him off a staircase near a dock while on vacation with his family at Club Med in Cancun this summer.
9 months ago
Boy breaks silence after crocodile attack at Mexico resort
1 year ago

Mountain lion killed after attacking child in California

Big cat dragged a 5-year-old boy across his front lawn in Southern California.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Alligator attacks zoo handler at birthday party

During a child’s birthday party over the weekend, an alligator bit the handler at a zoo outside of Salt Lake City. A guest helped free the woman and others cared for her until paramedics arrived.
1 year ago
Alligator attacks zoo handler at birthday party
1 year ago

Zoo handler survives gator attack

An alligator was caught on camera clamping its jaws down on an unidentified handler’s hand and dragging her into the water at the Scales and Tails petting zoo in Utah.
1 year ago
Zoo handler survives gator attack
1 year ago

Alligator handler recovering after attack, daring rescue

An alligator yanked her into its enclosure and a visitor leapt in after her.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Florida zoo: Man injured by jaguar after crossing barrier

Officials say a man was injured by a jaguar at a Florida zoo after climbing over a barrier and moving too close to the animal’s enclosure
1 year ago
Florida zoo: Man injured by jaguar after crossing barrier
1 year ago

Florida zoo: Man injured by jaguar after crossing barrier

Officials say a man was injured by a jaguar at a Florida zoo after climbing over a barrier and moving too close to the animal’s enclosure
1 year ago
1 year ago

Teen details crocodile attack at Mexico beach resort

Kiana Hummel, 18, is recovering at a hospital after she was attacked by a crocodile while vacationing at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa on Mexico’s Pacific coast.
1 year ago
Teen details crocodile attack at Mexico beach resort
1 year ago

California teen attacked by crocodile in Mexico

She’s recovering and is now sharing her story. ABC News’ Megan Tevrizian has more.
1 year ago
California teen attacked by crocodile in Mexico
1 year ago

Nebraska zoo says 200 people possibly exposed to rabid bat

186 campers who stayed overnight in recent weeks advised to get rabies shots.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Camper rescued after bear attack near Yellowstone

A person was rescued by helicopter and taken to the airport after reportedly being bitten by a bear searching for food at a Mystic Lake, Montana, campsite.
1 year ago
Camper rescued after bear attack near Yellowstone
1 year ago

Bison injures woman in Yellowstone National Park

How the bison hurt the woman near a trail by Yellowstone Lake was not known.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Deputy fatally shoots pet chimpanzee that attacked woman

Officials say a deputy shot and killed an adult pet chimpanzee named Buck.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Teen attacked by bear while sleeping in hammock

A 16-year-old is recovering after she was attacked by a black bear while sleeping in a hammock in the middle of the night in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
1 year ago
Teen attacked by bear while sleeping in hammock
1 year ago

Teenager fends off bear with her bare hands to save her dogs

Animal experts offer advice after a teen was seen fending off a bear with her bare hands to save her dogs in her backyard.
1 year ago
Teenager fends off bear with her bare hands to save her dogs
1 year ago

Man recovering after grizzly bear attack

A hiker suffered "significant injuries" after encountering two grizzly bears at Yellowstone National Park.
1 year ago
Man recovering after grizzly bear attack
1 year ago

Colorado woman killed in suspected bear attack, wildlife officials say

A Colorado woman out walking her dogs died of a suspected bear attack, officials said.
1 year ago
Colorado woman killed in suspected bear attack, wildlife officials say
1 year ago

Grizzly mauling near Yellowstone kills backcountry guide

A back country guide has died after he was mauled by a large grizzly bear just outside of Yellowstone National Park in Montana
1 year ago
1 year ago

Some Alaska Costco shoppers say ravens steal their groceries

One man says ravens swooped in to steal a short rib from his cart.
1 year ago
Ravens raiding Costco parking lot for shoppers' groceries
1 year ago

Cheetah attacks Columbus Zoo employee; staffer hospitalized and released

An employee of Ohio's Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has been released from the hospital after being attacked by a cheetah on Thursday.
1 year ago
Cheetah attacks zoo employee; staffer hospitalized and released
1 year ago

Teen tiger attack survivor recounts moments before violence

Somer Stevens, 18, remembers screaming for help after a tiger named Eeyore “pulled” her arm “into his mouth” while working at an animal sanctuary in Tennessee.
1 year ago
Teen tiger attack survivor recounts moments before violence
2 years ago

Man hospitalized in Germany after camel bites him in face

Police say a 54-year-old man has been hospitalized in northern Germany after being bitten in the face by a camel
2 years ago
2 years ago

Charging cows in England trample man to death in second such attack in 10 days

A 72-year-old man in England has been killed by a herd of charging cows making him the second such victim to die in this way in just a 10-day period in the country.
2 years ago
Charging cows trample man to death in second such attack in 10 days
2 years ago

Swiss zookeeper dies after tiger attack inside enclosure

A 55-year-old keeper was killed by one of the park’s Siberian tigers.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Young mountain lion believed to have killed 3 marsupials at San Francisco Zoo

A mountain lion may have killed three animals at the San Francisco Zoo.
2 years ago
Young mountain lion believed to have killed 3 marsupials at San Francisco Zoo
2 years ago

Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

The man, in his 60s, likely surprised the bear after rounding a sharp corner.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Deputies: Woman killed in alligator attack at SC pond

It's the third fatal alligator attack in South Carolina in the past four years.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Kentucky teen dies in apparent animal attack

Kentucky State Police say a teenager appears to have died from an animal attack
2 years ago
Teen dies in apparent animal attack
2 years ago

Zookeeper describes attack by tiger

Kristyn Hayden Ortega said she would “really like to hug my kiddos with two hands” as she recovers from serious injuries in the attack.
2 years ago
Zookeeper describes attack by tiger
3 years ago

DNA tests confirm coyote captured in Chicago attacked boy

The animal was shot with a BB gun, which could have caused aggressive behavior.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a memento

Montana man said he was mad that the bear was going to eat him.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Gator bites Florida college student hiking in Everglades

Alligator attacks are extremely unusual on that hiking trail, officials say.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Tigers attack wildlife sanctuary owner at donor event

Two Bengal tigers wounded Patty Perry, the founder of the Wildlife Environmental Conservation, during a special event. She sustained lacerations and puncture wounds.
3 years ago
Tigers attack wildlife sanctuary owner at donor event
3 years ago

1 airlifted to hospital after Florida alligator attack

The attack occurred near a wildlife reserve near Palm Beach County.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Bear dies after attacking hunter in North Carolina woods, wildlife officials say

A black bear died after severely injuring a hunter whose companion had shot it in the North Carolina woods.
3 years ago
Bear dies after attacking hunter in woods, wildlife officials say