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  • Woman found dead in home was killed by Great Danes: coroner

    11/05/2019 5:17:50 PM PST · by george76 · 105 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 5, 2019 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A pair of Great Danes killed an Ohio woman who kept the rescued animals over her husband’s objections, authorities said. Mary Matthews, 49, was found dead Friday in her Waynesville home by her husband, Dale Mark Matthews, some two years after she rescued the aggressive dogs ... I never wanted Great Danes but she wanted to rescue them,” Matthews told the newspaper. “She loved animals so I let her get them. I probably should have put my foot down and said no, obviously.” Matthews said he was bitten by one of the massive dogs last month, leading him to worry...
  • Grizzly Bear Attack in Montana Stopped with 9mm Pistols

    10/10/2019 5:31:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 16 September 2019, Chris Gregersen and Donivan Cambell were bow hunting elk in Montana, in the Gravelly Mountains, when they were attacked by a grizzly bear. They had gone out for an afternoon hunt, and had hunted up steep drainage, climbed the opposite slope, and had been calling for elk on the opposite side of the ridge with a bugle call.They were returning to their truck and camp. They stopped calling on the top of the ridge, crested the ridge, and were on a steep downward slope, moving toward the creek at the bottom, on an old game...
  • Woman killed by black bear on island north of Minnesota

    09/04/2019 9:29:06 AM PDT · by george76 · 63 replies
    KBJR 6 ^ | September 4, 2019 | Krystal Frasier
    a woman staying on an island in a lake that straddles the border between Minnesota and Ontario, Canada has been killed by a black bear ... The 62-year-old woman was staying at a remote family cabin on Red Pine Island in Rainy Lake. The island, in Canadian waters, is about 10 miles northeast of International Falls. ... Ontario Provincial Police Constable Jim Davis says the woman, who was staying with her parents from Minnesota, went outside when she heard her two dogs barking Sunday evening and never returned. Davis says the parents called police who shot the bear after finding...
  • Boy, 2, killed by leopard at Kruger Park in South Africa

    06/06/2019 8:53:31 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    FoxNews ^ | June 6, 2019
    A two-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard Wednesday which attacked him at his family's staff quarters inside Kruger National Park in South Africa. The terrified toddler was bitten repeatedly on the neck and body, and despite his distraught parents rushing him to hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival. The boy was stalked by the female leopard at the technical services area just inside the Malelane gate into Kruger.
  • (Pet) Crocodile mauls woman to death in Minahasa

    01/17/2019 8:18:50 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 22 replies
    Jakarta Post ^ | Wed, January 16, 2019 | staff
    An Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a huge pet crocodile on the island of Sulawesi, officials said Wednesday. Deasy Tuwo, the head of a laboratory at a pearl farm in Minahasa in North Sulawesi, was killed by the 4.4-meter (14-foot) reptile last Thursday, authorities said. The 44-year old's badly mauled body was found by colleagues the following morning, Hendrik Rundengan, from the local conservation agency, told AFP. "The indication is that she fell into the crocodile's enclosure," he said, adding the incident was still being investigated by police. The crocodile, named Merry, had eaten one of the...
  • After Montana grizzly mauling, Idaho man attacked online

    10/28/2018 2:12:58 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 77 replies
    indepent record ^ | 10/26/18 | ELI FRANKOVICH Spokesman-Review
    After the mother grizzly bear finished mauling him, after he rubbed the bear spray from his eyes and hiked a half-mile cradling a broken arm, Bob Legasa found himself under attack from a meaner, more unpredictable and entirely more vicious animal: online commenters. “I have never been so threatened in my life,” said Legasa, a Hayden, Idaho, resident. “There are literally hundreds of threats wishing that I would die. Wishing that I would die a slow, painful death. It came, from all people, the peaceful grass-eating vegan community.” Legasa was attacked by a mother grizzly bear Oct. 13 while bowhunting...
  • Kangaroo attacks Australian wildlife caretaker who was attempting to save husband

    10/14/2018 6:20:51 AM PDT · by ETL · 42 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Oct 14, 2018 | Katherine Lam | Fox News
    An Australian wildlife caretaker feeding dozens of animals was attacked Saturday by a kangaroo while she was attempting to save her husband from the 6-foot marsupial. Linda Smith, 64, was hospitalized for a collapsed lung, broken ribs and other injuries after she and her husband, Jim, were attacked on their Cypress Gardens property in Queensland, Australia, news.com.au reported.-snip- “We feed them [the animals] a mix of grain and chaff, as with the drought there’s nothing out there,” Smith said. “This one kangaroo came in and I thought it was Golly Gosh, one of the kangaroos we have raised. He was...
  • Update: Fatal Grizzly Bear Attack on Mark Uptain, Bear Spray Failure, Throwing Glock

    09/24/2018 4:31:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 95 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Some of the confusion and fog surrounding the fatal bear attack and failure of bear spray in Wyoming has cleared. The investigators have done their job, and much was learned from the evidence on the ground. The attack occurred on Friday afternoon, the 14th of September, in the Teton Wilderness in Wyoming, near Terrace Mountain. The hunter, Corey Chubon, and Mark Uptain, the guide, had almost finished processing the 4×4 elk. Mark Uptain, the guide, was attacked first, as he was cutting off the elk's head.  The 250-pound sow grizzly gave no warning. She was first seen in an...
  • Bear Spray Fails to Stop Fatal Grizzly Attack in Wyoming

    09/21/2018 5:51:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Early reports on the fatal grizzly bear attack on guide Mark Uptain and client Corey Chubon have been confused about many details. The attack on the bowhunter, Corey Chubon, and guide, Mark Uptain, occurred on 14 Septemberof 2018 in Wyoming. In the initial reporting, Chubon was said to have thrown a pistol to Uptain and run away. As facts come to light, the reality is more nuanced.Mark Uptain appears to have relied on a can of bear spray to deter the attack. A can of bear spray, with the safety off, was found at the site. The adult sow grizzly...
  • Throwing Pistol and Running Fails to Stop Grizzly Bear Attack on Guide

    09/20/2018 3:59:23 AM PDT · by marktwain · 67 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In a tragic story from Wyoming, Mark Uptain, a hunting guide, was killed by a grizzly bear on Friday.  His client fled the scene after throwing Mark a pistol. The two were retrieving an elk that had been wounded the previous day while they were bowhunting. The men were processing or packing out the elk when they were attacked by two large bears. It is difficult to categorize this as a defensive use of a firearm when no attempt was made to fire the handgun. The handgun was reported to be in a pack when the attack started. It...
  • Wyoming hunting guide fatally mauled by grizzly bears

    09/17/2018 9:18:25 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/17/18 | Ryan Gaydos
    A Wyoming hunting guide was fatally mauled and his client was injured when a pair of grizzly bears attacked them Friday, officials said.{snip} Uptain and Chubon were attacked by bears as they field dressed the elk they had shot Thursday but were only able to find Friday, officials said. The bears “aggressively charged” the men and didn’t touch the dead elk, Teton County officials said.{snip} Authorities later euthanized two grizzly bears, a mother and a cub, who wildlife managers believe killed guide Mark Uptain and wounded his client Corey Chubon near the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks border, according...
  • U.S. Woman, Son Fighting For Lives After Giraffe Attack

    09/07/2018 4:52:29 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 11 replies
    CBS 2 CHICAGO ^ | 07 SEPTEMBER 2018 | CBS 2 CHICAGO
    (CBS) — An American scientist and her young son were fighting for their lives Friday in a South African hospital after being attacked by a giraffe at the wildlife reserve in South Africa where they live. Dr. Katy Williams, 35, and her son Finn, 3, were attacked by the female giraffe close to their home on the Blyde Wildlife Estate near Hoedspruit on Monday. Williams’ British husband, Dr. Sam Williams, 36, came back from a run on the estate to find his wife and child being trampled and was able to chase the animal away. A lawyer for the family,...
  • Woman Mauled To Death By A Pit Bull She Rescued 2 Weeks Earlier

    09/05/2018 9:38:12 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 32 replies
    Conway had adopted the pit bull two weeks prior from a rescue out-of-state. Her sister, Susan Eve LeClair, said Conway was no stranger to pit bulls which is why she had rescued the one she was walking at the time of the attack. “She cared so much about her animals that she had taken this dog,” LeClair said. Conway’s family is mourning and is at a loss for words. “Everybody is devasted,” LeClair said. “I don’t know that there are lessons to be learned or not,” Police said the dog showed some signs of aggression. “The dog was on a...
  • Ohio woman killed by her dog while having a seizure

    08/24/2018 7:08:52 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 46 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 24, 2018
    CINCINNATI, Ohio - An Ohio neighborhood is in shock after a woman was killed by her own dog. Neighbors say her 4-year-old son ran out of the house Wednesday to get help for his mother, who was having a seizure. When first responders arrived they found the unresponsive woman being attacked by her mixed breed dog. Police were called in to assist, and when they tried to enter the home, the dog charged. Officers shot and killed the dog. The coroner's report said the woman was killed by the dog attack. Officers said one of the bullets shot at the...
  • SC Woman Killed by Alligator While Walking Her Dog on Hilton Head Island

    08/20/2018 12:00:22 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 19 replies
    Post And Courier ^ | 8/20/2018 | Michael Majchrowicz
    A woman was killed after authorities said she was “attacked” Monday morning by an alligator near a lagoon at a Hilton Head Island resort community. The woman was observed by security staff via surveillance footage in Sea Pines Plantation being apparently attacked by an alligator, said Capt. Robert McCullough, spokesman for S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Cassandra Cline, 45, was identified as the deceased, according to Beaufort County authorities. A forensic autopsy will be conducted at Medical University in coming days to determine Cline’s cause of death. Cline was walking her dog by a lagoon near Wood Duck Road when...
  • Columbus man's arms to be amputated after mauled by pit bulls

    08/18/2018 3:16:28 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    WTVM.com ^ | August 17, 2018 | Tony Sloan
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man has to have his arms amputated after being attacked by three pit bulls. Forty-two-year-old Dudley Willis says he was walking home from the store last week when he was mauled by three pit bulls belonging to one the neighbors on the corner of 38th Street and Earline Avenue. “He was left laying here in this area, just left laying out here. Nobody called for help or nothing. He was just left laying out here,” says his sister Alycia Willis. Alycia Willis says he was left there for an hour and twenty-five minutes before...
  • Pit bull shot and killed after allegedly biting Suffolk woman

    08/11/2018 11:29:08 PM PDT · by familyop · 41 replies
    WTKR.com news, Tribune Broadcasting ^ | August 8, 2018 | Nick Boykin
    SUFFOLK, Va. — A man allegedly shot a pit bull while trying to help a woman who was attacked by the dog Wednesday around 12 p.m. The woman was in the 100 block of Chestnut Street when the dog reportedly latched onto her hand and would not let go. This is when the man, in an attempt to help the woman, shot the pit bull killing it, according to Suffolk Police. The woman was able to drive to the hospital for treatment. She has already been released from medical care. Police tell News 3 the incident remains under investigation.
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs(Dog of Love Update)

    08/11/2018 5:08:08 PM PDT · by Revel · 102 replies
    On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical Examiner’s Office, NC Wildlife Resources Commission...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/11/2018 4:50:56 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 83 replies
    Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical Examiner’s Office, NC Wildlife Resources Commission and Animal Control. The investigation revealed she had been attacked by dogs. Law enforcement searched the neighborhood and located two pit bull dogs with physical evidence reflecting the dog’s involvement.
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/10/2018 3:03:59 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    Montgomery Herald ^ | August 10, 2018 | Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins
    released this statement Friday, August 10. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical...