Archive for weird wildlife news

Man Smacks Bear with Baseball Bat, Saves Brittany

My dad didn't shoot a pheasant for five seasons when I came of age to hunt; he only cared about getting birds for me. In fact, one day I asked why he even bothered carrying a shotgun anymore.

August 29, 2012

Photos: Hen Mallard Rescues Duckling from Heron

Our friends at GoHUNTn spotted this harrowing battle between heron and hen over the life of a mallard duckling. As author Brian McClintock explains:

May 14, 2012

German Shorthair Points Family's Missing Cockatiel

Debbie Zuidema and her daughter Karri were getting ready for work when Karri's ride pulled up. Debbie went out to let the ride know that her daughter would be just a few minutes—but as she opened the door, the family's beloved pet cockatiel, Zoey, zoomed outside. Zoey landed on a nearby bush, then a house, then a rain gutter and then she was gone.

May 03, 2012

Meet a Dog with World-Record Ears

As a Denver Post writer quipped, here's a dog that's "all ears." In fact, owner Jennifer Wert of Boulder, Colo., says Harbor, an 8-year-old black and tan coonhound, had to grow into them.

September 12, 2011