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Animal Attacks

Wild Elephants Kill 5 People In India In Separate Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.21.2016 | World

Horrifying photos out of India show a wild elephant tossing a man into the air and trampling him to death in West Bengal on Monday, just a day after s...

Why Do Animals Attack Humans In The Wild? A Lot Of The Time, It's Our Fault

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.05.2016 | Science

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram always seem to be full of photos of people's outdoor adventures. But not everyone who likes spending time in the wild ...

Not Even This Ghastly Warning Stops Tourists From Provoking A Bison Attack

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.03.2015 | Weird News

This comically terrifying illustration sends a stern warning: Beware the bison. Seriously. The unfortunate man's blank eyes and wailing mouth shou...

Watch Dutch Ninja Goose Defeat A Nosy Drone

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.28.2015 | Weird News

Don't fly a drone over a goose's nesting area. Just don't. This video from Dutch public broadcaster RTV Noord-Holland shows an irate goose attack...

Brave 12-Year-Old Boy Fights Off Alligator, Comes Out On Top

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.15.2014 | Good News

Matthew Kelly isn't just a hero -- he's one lucky boy. The 12-year-old Louisiana native is one of the very few kids who can say he was attacked by ...

2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

The battles of the sea can be some of the most dramatic, and this fight between two moray eels is no exception. In this clip from National Geograph...

Kayaker Says He Was Attacked By Beaver

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weird News

All Michael Cavanaugh wanted to do was spend a nice day kayaking on a creek in upstate New York. But his day was ruined when an angry beaver attack...

When Goats Attack!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green

Call it "Goatz n the Hood." Or in this case, "Goatz on the Hood," as two of the animals recently got loose in Richmond, Maine and did what goats do. ...

WATCH: Leopard Leaps Through Roof, Attacks Villagers In India

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

Citizens of Ballarpur, a city of close to 90,000 people in central India, were caught off guard Monday when a leopard that had sneaked into a livestoc...

Your Couch Is Far More Dangerous Than You Think

Ben Klasky | Posted 06.17.2014 | Parents
Ben Klasky

Why are we so afraid to let our kids play outside, when we know that such activity is vital for their physical and mental health? Our fears are so extreme that in a few cases, parents have been arrested for allowing their children to play outside unattended. My mother would have been sent to jail on an almost daily basis.

LOOK: Lioness Has Incredible Encounter With Baby Baboon

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green

We all know nature is a brutal place. But sometimes, you never know what's going on behind the eyes of some of the world's biggest carnivores. Dur...

WATCH: This Is What It's Like To Fend Off A Shark Attack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weird News

Ever wonder what it would be like to fend off a shark? Wonder no more. Diver Jason Dimitri captured this frightful encounter with a Caribbean reef...

2-Year-Old Uses FaceTime To Save Mom

Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents

A 2-year-old boy used his tech know-how to help his mother after she was attacked by a dog. Laura Toone told KGUN-9 News in Tucson that a foster d...

WATCH: Cat Viciously Attacks Woman

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Weird News

Me-OW! Video has surfaced online of a woman being viciously attacked by a cat. The captured on camera moment was submitted by a viewer of WJBK ...

WATCH: Elk Tries To Tangle Horns With Photographer

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

Forget camera shy -- this elk is camera aggressive! Photographer Vince Camiolo shot this incredible footage at sunrise in the Cataloochee Valley o...

Unbelievable Eagle Attack Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Researchers in Russia were stunned when a camera trap set up to capture images of Siberian tigers wound up capturing the rare and astonishing moment a...

Dog Eats Paralyzed Man's Testicle

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weird News

A dog is supposed to be man's best friend, but you wouldn't wish this pooch on your worst enemy. The dog's owner, a paralyzed man in Trumann, Ark.,...

WATCH: Squirrel Goes Nuts On Snake In Backyard Brawl

Posted 06.26.2013 | Weird News

We thought we were going to have to watch the life squeezed out of a squirrel this morning when we checked out this YouTube video. Oh, how wrong we...

Something Tried to Eat the Car

Sharon Hill | Posted 06.10.2013 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

Imagine how you would react to this incident: One day you walk outside to your car parked next to your house. You are shocked to discover that the front fender and bumper have been mangled and punctured during the night by... something

WATCH: Tourist Gets Too Close To Sunbathing Croc

Posted 12.19.2012 | Green

A tourist swimming in a river in an Australian national park got a real shock earlier this month when he got a little too close for the comfort of a c...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Cougars: Wild Kingdom | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

It's a muggy, buggy, August evening and we've pitched our tents along the edge of Cherry Brook in North Canton, Connecticut. Bo Ottmann, a 41-year-old...

BREAKING: Man Jumps In Tiger Den At Bronx Zoo, In Critical Condition

Posted 09.22.2012 | New York

A man who jumped into a tiger cage Friday at the Bronx Zoo is in critical condition after losing his foot, NBC New York reports. The man, reported...

WATCH: Animals Attack Reporters On Live TV

Oliver Noble | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

The video above has cats, bears, ostriches, lizards, chickens, flies and elephants… And they’re all attacking local news reporters! Still not sold...

MASHUP: 16 Classic Animal Attack Movies

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green

Hollywood has played on our fears of wild animals in countless ways since the birth of the motion picture. We compiled a mashup of the most bruta...

Labor Department Fires Warning Shot At Animal Entertainment Industry

David Kirby | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
David Kirby

OSHA's obligation is to protect all employees against any unnecessary risks. And if that means putting a physical barrier between human workers and potentially lethal animals, the Feds are saying so be it.