What Hit Me?

August 23, 2013

Whitetail aren't the only things you need to be keeping your eye out for when on the road. One biker learned that the hard way.

Wolves Are An "Economic Boon?"

August 12, 2013

HSUS is helping petition Michigan to repeal a law that has opened up wolf hunting in the state's northern most regions.

I'll Have That to Go, Please

August 07, 2013

A bear in Colorado recently made off with an entire dumpster from behind a German restaurant. Hey, sometimes you've got to eat on the go.

Sasquatch Sighting in British Columbia?

July 30, 2013

A short YouTube video purports to show a Sasquatch mulling around in British Columbia. Let the Bigfoot hunt begin?

Bear Walks into Bar, is Completely Unimpressed

July 26, 2013

A black bear wandered its way into an Estes Park, Colo., bar on Wednesday, and didn't seem impressed at all by what it saw.

NFL Stars to Race Cheetah

July 25, 2013

According to reports, the NFL's Chris Johnson and Devin Hester will soon be testing their speed against a cheetah on the National Geographic Channel.

Teen Kicks Gator, Unsurprisingly Gets Attacked

July 17, 2013

A Florida teen kicked what he thought to be a log while swimming—and soon found himself at the mercy of an angry alligator.

Impala Leaps into Car, Escapes Cheetahs

July 11, 2013

Recent video shows an impala using the surrounding environment to escape a pair of cheetahs earlier this week—if you consider the backseat of a nearby car to be the "environment."

While I Was Away...

July 10, 2013

There hasn't been an update to the Wilder World Outdoors blog in nearly three weeks, and with good reason—I was away on vacation. Sorry about that. As you may have noticed, though, the earth is still spinning and strange outdoors-related stories didn't go on vacation with me.

Indiana Man Kills Leopard—In His Yard

June 25, 2013

It's not all that uncommon for a property owner in the Midwest to have to put down a four-legged predator from time to time—but it's not often that the animal in question is thousands of miles away from home. That was the case last week as, according to The Courier-Journal, an Indiana man shot and killed a spotted leopard that he and a friend found prowling about the backyard. Leopards, mind you, are typically only found in Africa, Asia and maybe your local zoo. The unidentified resident of Charleston, Ind., had allegedly been keeping a close eye on his girlfriend's property in response to what had supposedly been series of bobcat attacks on local cats and dogs.