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3 months ago

Swiss zookeeper dies after tiger attack inside enclosure

A 55-year-old keeper was killed by one of the park’s Siberian tigers.
3 months ago
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Young mountain lion believed to have killed 3 marsupials at San Francisco Zoo
4 months ago

Authorities: Bear attacks mountain biker in southern Montana

The man, in his 60s, likely surprised the bear after rounding a sharp corner.
4 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
7 months ago

Kentucky teen dies in apparent animal attack

Kentucky State Police say a teenager appears to have died from an animal attack
7 months ago
Teen dies in apparent animal attack
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Zookeeper describes attack by tiger
8 months ago

DNA tests confirm coyote captured in Chicago attacked boy

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

Gator bites Florida college student hiking in Everglades

Alligator attacks are extremely unusual on that hiking trail, officials say.
8 months ago
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Tigers attack wildlife sanctuary owner at donor event
10 months ago

1 airlifted to hospital after Florida alligator attack

The attack occurred near a wildlife reserve near Palm Beach County.
10 months ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Bear dies after attacking hunter in woods, wildlife officials say
1 year ago

South Carolina woman injured in alligator attack while walking dog near pond

The woman was taken to a Memorial Health in Savannah, Georgia, for treatment.
1 year ago
Woman injured in alligator attack while walking dog near pond
1 year ago

Boy, 16, dies after attack by 3 dogs in Dallas-area backyard

Cops say a boy died after being mauled by three pit bulls inside a fenced yard.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Body parts found in gator after Florida man discovered dead

One of his hands and one of his feet were in the gator's stomach.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Toddler killed by leopard in South Africa's Kruger National Park

A two year old boy was killed by a leopard in South Africa's world famous Kruger National Park.
1 year ago
Leopard attacks and kills famous game park employee's 2-year-old son
1 year ago

Florida woman Nicole Tillman seriously injured by alligator while swimming in lake

Nicole Tillman was airlifted to a hospital after the attack in Brevard County.
1 year ago
Woman seriously injured in alligator attack while swimming in lake
1 year ago

Doors left unlocked before tiger attack at Kansas zoo

A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger's enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper
1 year ago
1 year ago

Tiger attacks Arizona animal sanctuary director

Jonathan Kraft, the director and founder of Keepers of the Wild, was moving the 11-year-old tiger to a safer area during a heavy rainstorm and was attacked by the normally docile animal.
1 year ago
Tiger attacks Arizona animal sanctuary director
1 year ago

Tiger attacks Arizona animal sanctuary director, former Las Vegas illusionist

The man was flown to a Las Vegas hospital for treatment.
1 year ago
Tiger attacks animal sanctuary director, former Las Vegas illusionist
1 year ago

Zookeeper mauled by tiger identified

Topeka Zoo officials said Kristyn Hayden-Ortega was inside the tiger exhibit Saturday morning when she was mauled by the 275-pound cat.
1 year ago
Zookeeper mauled by tiger identified
1 year ago

New details in Sumatran tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

Zookeeper Kristyn Hayden-Ortega is recovering from the attack at a local hospital.
1 year ago
New details in Sumatran tiger attack at Topeka Zoo
1 year ago

Sanjiv the tiger attacks zookeeper

A Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo over the weekend is on the mend, officials said Monday.
1 year ago
Sanjiv the tiger attacks zookeeper
1 year ago

Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo

A zookeeper was attacked by a 275-pound Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo.
1 year ago
Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo
1 year ago

More details on the tiger attack in Kansas

Sanjiv, a tiger at the Topeka Zoo, will not be euthanized after attacking a female zookeeper as an investigation shows the animal acted as it would; the zookeeper suffered lacerations and punctures.
1 year ago
More details on the tiger attack in Kansas
1 year ago

Condition of Topeka zookeeper attacked by tiger improving

The director of the Topeka Zoo says a zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger remains in intensive care but her prognosis for recovery is good
1 year ago
1 year ago

Zoo worker hospitalized after tiger attack

The keeper was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at a zoo in Topeka, Kansas.
1 year ago
Zoo worker hospitalized after tiger attack
1 year ago

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

The zookeeper suffered lacerations and puncture wounds after she was mauled by a Sumatran tiger Saturday morning.
1 year ago
Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo
1 year ago

Sumatran tiger Sanjiv attacks keeper at Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center

The zookeeper was rushed to a local hospital, where she was alert and awake, according to a spokeswoman with the City of Topeka.
1 year ago
Tiger attacks keeper at zoo
1 year ago

Tiger attacks keeper at Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center

The keeper, who was not identified, was injured and taken to a local hospital.
1 year ago
Tiger attacks keeper at Topeka Zoo & Conservation Center
1 year ago

Zookeeper hospitalized after being 'nipped' by orangutan, Tampa zoo says

The primate nipped the tip of the staff member's middle finger, ZooTampa announced in a statement.
1 year ago
Zookeeper 'nipped' by orangutan hospitalized
2 years ago

Zoo warns visitors about staying behind barriers after jaguar attacks woman

The Wildlife World Zoo in Arizona said the female jaguar that clawed a woman through the fence as she took a selfie would not be euthanized.
2 years ago
Zoo warns visitors about staying behind barriers after jaguar attacks woman