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10 Things You Didn't Know About Beretta

When you're the oldest active firearms manufacturer in the world, you tend to have a rich, engrossing history. With that in mind, we've compiled a collection of facts that you might not know about Beretta. Check them out, and be sure to share your own little-known facts with us.

June 24, 2014

Bear Interrupts American Legion Baseball Game

A black bear caused a minor delay at a baseball game in Juneau, Alaska, earlier this week.

June 18, 2014

Massive Alligator Caught Not Once, But Twice, near Hilton Head, S.C.

Finding an alligator prowling around the area is something that residents in the southeastern part of the country are relatively accustomed to dealing with. But finding monster—not once, but twice—that looks like it walked right out of a Discovery Channel special? That's a little less common.

June 06, 2014

Are These Athletes Really Busting Clays?

Are the viral videos featuring a golfer and a football player busting clays with the respective tools of their trade legitimate, or just a little Hollywood magic?

June 04, 2014

Whitetail Runs into Car, Reports to Hospital

According to reports, a deer bolted through the side door of a Concord, N.C., hospital last Thursday and proceeded to roam the building's halls.

June 02, 2014

Moose Captured on College Campus

The joke nowadays is that everyone has—or is seeking—a college degree. I'm pretty sure that schools haven't started admitting moose, yet, though.

May 16, 2014

Why Did the Geese Cross the Road?

Wayward geese have been causing traffic jams throughout the country this spring, it would appear.

May 14, 2014

Snow Geese in the South Dakota Sky

Spring typically means the end of the line for waterfowlers and the beginning of "duck depression." There is a way to squeeze a little more action out of your season: a spring snow goose hunt. Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper spent a week hunting the reverse migration in South Dakota this spring, armed with Remington's Versa Max Waterfowl Pro and Federal Premium's Black Cloud shotshells. Find out how he fared with this gallery.

May 09, 2014

Black Bear vs. Bulldogs

Dogs running bears up a tree isn't anything new—but seeing a bear get run off by a bulldog (or two) isn't a common sight. That's what appears to happen in a video that's been making its rounds on the web this week.

May 09, 2014

Bear, Hiker or Bigfoot?

A video supposedly filmed in Squamish, British Columbia, purports to have caught a Sasquatch in action. Is it legitimate?

May 07, 2014

OK, Who Brought the Bear?

Head-scratching incidents have a home here at the "Wilder World Outdoors." The most recent one comes from Washington University in St. Louis, where someone thought it was a good idea to bring a bear to a petting zoo.

May 02, 2014

Video: Black Bears Scale Cliff

Sure, everyone's seen bears climb trees and ropes—but a rock wall? That might be new.

April 30, 2014

Homeowner Defeats Burglar with Bear Spray, Shotgun

According to reports, a Washington man was able to apprehend a young burglar earlier this week. Our protagonist's tools of the trade: bear mace and a trusty shotgun.

April 23, 2014

The Wilder World So Far

A man getting hit in the head by a snow goose? Leopards in Indiana? Bears in bars? Here are Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper's top five favorite Wilder World Outdoor stories so far.

April 18, 2014

Moose Falls Into Well, Stops Water Flow

Everyone's run into faulty pipes before—but not quite like this.

April 16, 2014