Archive for weird and wild

Disabled Dog Finds Galapagos Tortoise Shell

When a Florida man went searching for fossils with his disabled dog he never imagined they would stumble upon the remains of a Galapagos tortoise.

April 11, 2011

Missouri Canine Identified as 104-Pound Wolf

Analysis of DNA and other physical evidence helped wildlife biologists in Missouri link a 104-pound canine found in the state to the timber wolf.

April 06, 2011

Spring Breakers Arrested for Hunting Alligators

Two spring break students were arrested after a Fudpucker's Restaurant employee spotted the men attempting to steal alligators from the restaurant.

March 14, 2011

Texas Hogs Infected with Harmful Disease

Texas researchers have confirmed that a dangerous disease has been found in wild hogs in the Crosby County area.

January 28, 2011

Raccoon Invades Florida Home

Orange County, Florida firefighters were called to the scene when a raccoon entered an Orlando home and refused to leave.

January 10, 2011

Twenty-Six Pound Fox Trapped in Britain

A 26-pound fox, which is thought to be the biggest fox ever found in Britain, was trapped and killed by a veterinarian in the South East.

January 03, 2011

Raccoons Enter Home, Attack Dogs

In the latest of seven home attacks since June, several raccoons broke into an Alameda, California home and attacked the two family dogs.

December 17, 2010

Deer Knocks Over 5k Runner

During a New Jersey 5k race, a deer ran through the crowd of runners and knocked over a 7-year-old girl.

November 29, 2010

Idaho Woman Approached by Wolves

An Idaho woman was making her way to her house on her snowy driveway when she was approached by four wolves.

November 29, 2010

Maine Hunter Harvests 20-Point Buck

Lucas Clark, 15, of Northpoint harvested a monster non-typical 20-point with a third main beam and unbelievable mass.

November 22, 2010

Deer Run Through NY Wegmans

Shoppers got a surprise over the weekend when several deer broke into a Niagra Falls, N.Y. Wegmans and began running through the store.

November 16, 2010

State Warns Hunters of Marijuana Fields

State and local officials have warned Wisconsin hunters of the possibility of wandering into marijuana fields while hunting.

October 25, 2010

Game Meat Stolen from Locker

Burglars broke the hinges off of a side door at a Idaho meat locker where they stole two quartered elks and a moose.

October 25, 2010

Man Charged By Buck

An Oregon man was birdwatching in a wildlife refuge when he was attacked by a buck.

October 25, 2010

Bear Attacks Hunter in Tree Stand

A Pennsylvania archery hunter was attacked by a bear while hunting from his tree stand and fell 15 feet to the ground.

October 22, 2010