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B.C. Logger Knocks Out Charging Bear

A British Columbia logger reportedly saved himself from harm last month when he hit a charging bear with a rock.

September 09, 2010

Owner Rescues Trapped Coonhound

The owner of a 65-pound coonhound stood outside a cave where the dog was trapped for three days, ultimately rescuing his hunting companion.

August 18, 2010

Hunters Kill Record Gator, Break Rules

Two hunters apparently violated Alabama's "Catch and Dispatch Methods" when they killed a 742-pound alligator.

August 17, 2010

Fisher Bitten by Beaver

A Georgia man who set out for a relaxing day of fishing on Lake Lanier was shocked when a beaver came at him and bit him on the arm.

August 02, 2010

Bear Breaks In, Destroys Car

Early Friday morning, a curious black bear opened an unlocked car door, climbed in and went for a ride, ultimately destroying the car.

July 26, 2010

Beaver Killing Suspected as Revenge

Officials are investigating the shooting and killing of a beaver that they believe could have been payback for a local dog's death.

July 26, 2010

Florida Woman Finds Snakes in Pool

A Florida woman stepped out for a moment of relaxation, and was shocked to find a cluster of black ring neck snakes in her screened-in swimming pool.

July 23, 2010

Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder Bear

A Colorado homeowner shot and killed an aggressive bear after it repeatedly broke into the person's home.

July 21, 2010

Canadians Seek to Save Beavers

Officials are rethinking their plans to trap and kill some menacing beavers from a downtown park in Alberta after many locals have spoken out in protest.

July 19, 2010

Alligator Bites Man Twice

A Florida man was bitten by an alligator twice on Monday night, after he attempted to pick the alligator up by its tail.

July 16, 2010

Man Loses Hand in Gator Attack

An 18-year-old man lost his hand after he was attacked by an alligator while swimming in a Florida canal on Sunday night.

July 12, 2010

Man Hits Bear, Saves Goat

When his goat was being attacked by a bear, 66-year-old Henry Ostrander hit the bear in the nose and scared him off.

July 12, 2010

Eagle Attacks in Alaskan Town

According to the Unalaska Department of Public Safety, at least two eagle attacks have occurred within the last two weeks.

July 09, 2010

"Skunk Hunter" Charged with Inducing Panic

An 18-year-old faces charges of underage drinking and inducing panic after he was spotted walking around with a shotgun in the middle of night.

July 09, 2010

Police Kill Mountain Lion

A San Luis Obepo police officer shot and killed a mountain lion yesterday after the animal climbed into a tree in the backyard of a home.

July 08, 2010