Two Long Island beaches in Suffolk County were expected to reopen Monday after a lifeguard was bitten by a shark.
A family member reportedly jumped in the water and “beat the shark” until the girl was freed.
It was Yellowstone’s second reported incident this year of a visitor getting too close to the animal, and the bison “responding to the perceived threat,” officials said.
Wildlife officials said the situation happened so quickly that the hiker couldn’t use his bear spray.
A swimmer who was attacked by a shark Wednesday about one mile west of the Monterey Bay Aquarium says he was bitten so badly he was concerned he might bleed to death, and owes his life to good Samaritans who rushed to his rescue.
“Bears have noses 7 times better than a bloodhound and can smell even the faintest odor of food inside a vehicle. Lock your doors, roll up your windows, and never leave food or anything that smells like food inside!”
"[The owner] was worried about our safety, so he grabbed the frypan to shoo the croc away," Shane Chambers said.
One person was hospitalized with unknown injuries after a shark attack in Monterey County on Wednesday.
"We were surprised to find that the sharks we tracked spent so much time near the lights and sounds of the busy city, often close to shore, no matter the time of day," the study author said.
A child has been rushed to the hospital as a trauma alert after being stabbed by a catfish in New Port Richey, fire rescue officials say.
A 68-year-old woman was trampled to death by an elephant that then returned for a second attack at her funeral.
The owner had been playing fetch with his dog when an alligator suddenly grabbed the 40 lb. Lab mix by his head. "Boom, the water just sort-of exploded," he recalled. "He never barked. He never saw it... It took him down like it was nothing."
A young family recorded a scary encounter with a black bear during a hiking trip last week in Whistler, but their quick thinking kept things from getting worse.
New York's top court on Tuesday rejected an effort to free Happy the elephant from the Bronx Zoo, ruling that she does not meet the definition of "person" who is being illegally confined.
The city of Richmond is trying to bury a decomposing whale today, which is literally causing quite a stink.
Locals in the tiny town of Jackson, New Hampshire, are used to a few bears showing up this time of year, but there’s one particular bear that’s really making itself at home.
A dog credited with defending her owner from a mountain lion attack last month in Northern California unexpectedly died Wednesday.
The black bear was spotted lingering near a garbage bin outside a school on Canada’s Vancouver Island.
The Australian man suffered injuries to his head, leg and arm and said the kangaroo tried to go after his dogs again after he and the animal battled.
A young mountain lion who hunkered down in an English classroom at Pescadero High School for hours is recovering but is still weak and anemic.