A Central Florida paramedic had his arm nearly ripped off by an alligator last summer. We first met Tavares Fire Lt. Carsten Kieffer in August following the incident. "It was not an alligator attack. It was an alligator defending himself," he explained.
Police in India said the rooster, which had a 3-inch knife tied to its leg, fluttered in panic and slashed its owner in his groin. The man died on the way to the hospital.
Gray wolves were eradicated in California early in the last century because of their perceived threat to livestock. Their reappearance in the state has riled ranchers, who say wolves have preyed on their livestock on public or private land.
Authorities in Spain’s northern Cantabria region are investigating how an elephant killed a worker at a local zoo.
The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds in central Mexico decreased by about 26% this year, and four times as many trees were lost to illegal logging, drought and other causes, making 2020 a bad year for the butterflies.
Etna erupted for the sixth time in eight days on February 24, according to local media, with footage from the area showing lava fountains shooting 500 meters into the air.
Another 1,700 sea turtles are safe and back in their ocean home after volunteers and rescue groups pulled thousands of the cold-stunned reptiles from Texas waters during a deadly winter storm.
Rescuers in Australia saved an abandoned sheep who was weighed down with an astonishing 78 pounds of matted wool. The sheep, nicknamed "Baarack," struggled in the wild and could barely see. He managed to survive by eating grass and drinking water from puddles.
Yosemite’s “firefall” event drew thousands of spectators for a natural phenomenon that one photographer described as “life-changing.”
A week after volunteers saved thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles from frigid waters in Texas, rescuers have begun releasing the recovered animals back into the Gulf of Mexico.
Deputies discovered the tiger after receiving a call concerning a “tiger in the cold.”
Kenya’s wildlife agency says two giraffes were electrocuted on Sunday when they walked into low-lying electric power transmission lines that pass through the Soysambu Conservancy in western Kenya.
Alligators in Oklahoma went into a deep freeze as frigid, icy temperatures plagued much of the central and eastern United States.
The black-footed ferret was born Dec. 10
Shannon Stevens told The AP that she sat down on the toilet and felt something immediately bite her.
Volunteers in South Texas raced to save roughly 4,500 cold-stunned sea turtles this week threatened by severe winter weather, and SpaceX stepped in to help in the rescue effort.
A chimpanzee, several monkeys, some lemurs and an uncounted number of birds died when a nonprofit San Antonio-area wildlife sanctuary lost power this week.
Rescue groups say someone is deliberately scalping pelicans by the Skyway fishing pier, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating the crime.
A cow on the loose ran into a hospital waiting room and attacked people waiting to see the doctor.
The study found younger great white sharks that are between 5 and 9 feet long and traditionally concentrated in warm waters off northern Mexico and Southern California have moved north since 2014 as water temperatures have warmed.