December 3, 2021

Yellowstone park officials euthanize bear that killed hiker

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials euthanized a grizzly bear Thursday after DNA tests confirmed it attacked and killed a hiker last week, a park spokeswoman said.

Source: Yellowstone park officials euthanize bear that killed hiker – Yahoo News

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Woman injured in Alaska brown bear attack

A 20-year-old woman was flown to an Anchorage hospital after she was mauled by a brown bear Tuesday near a popular recreation spot on the Kenai Peninsula.

Source: Woman injured in Alaska brown bear attack | Fox News

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Man found dead in Yellowstone attacked by grizzly bear 

The National Park Service says a Montana man found dead in Yellowstone National Park was the victim of a grizzly bear attack.

Source: Man found dead in Yellowstone attacked by grizzly bear | Fox News

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Wolves attack sheep and lambs in North Sweden

This weekend, wolf attacks were responsible for the deaths of a number of sheep and lambs in northern Sweden, in Sågmyra and Insjön, and on Monday, the County Administrative Board will be reviewing an application that came in to carry out a protective hunt.

Source: Wolves attack sheep and lambs in North Sweden | Alaska Dispatch News

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Deadly coyote attack on horse: DNR wildlife technician offers safety advice, hunting regulations

The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday that “A group of 5 to 6 coyotes entered the paddock area and attacked the horse while it was eating. The horse was brought to the ground during the attack.”

Source: Deadly coyote attack on horse: DNR wildlife technician offers safety advice, hunting regulations | MLive.com

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Wolves kill sheep on private land near Weston

Wolves from the Umatilla River pack recently attacked four sheep on private land near Weston, three of which later died from their injuries.The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife confirmed the predations based on bite marks consistent with wolves, and history of events on Weston Mountain.Thoug

Source: Wolves kill sheep on private land near Weston – Local News – East Oregonian

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News Analysis: Domestic dog doesn’t fit profile in Presque Isle predation

What happened after her death was even more unusual. Sometime after 8 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 1, or in the early morning of Jan. 2, Gerster was not only victimized by her heart but by an animal or animals. The depredation involved abrasions and lacerations of the head, torso, and extremities, and her right arm was amputated below the elbow.
The missing body part has never been found. In addition, her clothes were ripped from her body and strewn asunder, and a puncture wound in her upper torso was so deep and impressive – the size of a nickel, one witness described it – that those first on the scene thought it was a gunshot.

Source: News Analysis: Domestic dog doesn’t fit profile in Presque Isle predation – The Northwoods River News – Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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Woman Fatally Shoots Charging Bear in her Front Yard

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) | A black bear is dead after being shot by a St. Regis woman who says the animal was in her front yard when it charged.
Source: Woman Fatally Shoots Charging Bear in her Front Yard

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Are Urban Coyotes Becoming More of a Threat?

They’ve been spotted in Central Park. They live in downtown Chicago and suburban Atlanta, and they stroll through cities and throughout the country like they own the place.

Like it or not, coyotes are everywhere. Their numbers are increasing throughout their range, and they have invaded regions where they have never been seen before. And they are devouring cats and dogs, killing livestock, and biting people more than ever.<<<Read More>>>

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Bear Lovers’ Undies Sure To Get Bunched Up Over This Movie

Field and Stream is reporting about a “wilderness survival thriller” movie based on a true story of a man and a woman who become victims of a black bear attack.But, but, but……there’s never been a black bear attack on humans before….I thought…or maybe not so much?

The idea that cute and cuddly black bears are portrayed as they really can be is sure to bunch a bunch of fudged undies.

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