Archive for weird and wild

Goat Man Caption Contest

Submit a caption for the "Goat Man" picture and you could win a copy of Jackson Landers' new book, "Eating Aliens."

October 17, 2012

First Fatal Bear Attack in Yellowstone Since 1986

A male hiker was fatally attacked by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone, marking the first bear-caused human death in the park since 1986.

July 07, 2011

Colorado Officials in Standoff with Bear

A four-hour standoff between Colorado wildlife officials and a 200-bound bear in a tree resulted in a then-unconscious bear stuck in a tree.

June 07, 2011

Stolen Gun Returned 30 Years Later

A Michigan man got his prized pistol back after it was stolen 30 years ago.

May 24, 2011

Man Saves Dog from Alligator Attack

A Florida man sprang into action when his dog was attacked by a 6-foot alligator, prying the dog from the gator's mouth.

May 24, 2011

Beaver Terrorizes Canadian Town

An angry beaver has been terrorizing a Canadian town by weaving in between local houses, racing across golf courses and holding up traffic on busy roads.

May 24, 2011

Bear Removed from Montana Airport

When a black bear was discovered outside of a Montana airport, authorities tranquilized it and removed it.

May 24, 2011

Bear that Attacked Hikers Won't Be Harmed

A bear that attacked two hikers in the Gallatin National Forest last Friday will not be relocated or killed as a result of the attack.

May 17, 2011

Victim's Brother Recounts Bear Attack

A 54-year-old Alaska man was mauled by a grizzly while bear hunting and is now in a medically induced coma in a Seattle hospital.

May 17, 2011

Oneida 1880s Bear Trap Bought for $3,491

An Oneida Newhouse No. 6 bear trap circa the 1880s made headlines when it was bid on and purchased for $3,491 in an online antique auction.

May 03, 2011

Alligator Charges, Bites Patrol Car

As police waited for a trapper to arrive on the scene, a Florida alligator charged a patrol car and bit down on the front bumper.

May 03, 2011

Mountain Lion Found in Tulsa Backyard

A Tulsa man went out into his backyard one morning, and was shocked to discover a 70-pound mountain lion up in a tree.

April 27, 2011

Capitol One Rejects Hunting Photo for Card

A New Jersey couple is outraged after Capitol One denied their request to personalize their credit card with a hunting photo.

April 14, 2011

Black Bear Trapped on Dam is Euthanized

A black bear that was trapped on a spillway at The Dalles dam had to be euthanized after officials determined they could not safely remove it.

April 14, 2011

Cincinnati Lieutenant Attacked by Canada Goose

A Cincinnati police lieutenant was riding his bike through a shopping center on Friday when he was suddenly attacked by a Canada goose.

April 11, 2011