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Leopard attacks villagers, 4 hurt

December 2, 2014 - Raipur Rani (Panchkula), India - Four villagers were injured, two of them seriously, after being attacked by a leopard that had strayed into the fields of Badona village. Full report here.

Niger hippo attack kills 12 children

November 19, 2014 - Niamey, Niger - Animal overturns boat carrying at least 18 people, mostly schoolchildren, across Niger river. Report Report

Grizzly Attacks Hunter Near Fernie

October 12, 2014 - Canada - A man is recovering in hospital after a grizzly bear attacked in the Fernie area this morning. The 56-year-old man was hunting with a friend when the attack occurred. He was wounded by the bear and also shot by his hunting partner who was attempting to stop the animal from attacking. Read report

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Dublin Zoo faces criminal charges after tapir attack

September 23, 2014 - Dublin, Ireland - Dublin Zoo is facing criminal proceedings after a two-year-old girl and her mother were attacked and injured during a supervised "close encounter" with a Brazilian tapir. Read the full Report

Apparent Bear Attack Killed Edison Man, 22, in West Milford

West Milford, NJ - September 22, 2014 - An Edison hiker was found dead Sunday after an encounter with a bear, police said. Full report

Australia shark attack: British man killed at Byron Bay

September 9, 2014 - Australia - A 50-year-old British man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say.

Paul Wilcox, originally from Warwickshire, sustained severe injuries on his right leg at the popular tourist destination in New South Wales.

A swimmer brought him in to the beach but he was pronounced dead. Read complete report

Mountain lion attacks boy, 6, in California

September 08, 2014 - CUPERTINO, Calif. - Authorities in Northern California are searching for a mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy and began dragging him away before his father and another man fought the animal off. Full report

Vicious beaver attacks Halifax snorkeler off Nova Scotia’s coast

September 5, 2014 - Halifax, Canada - Jeremy McNaughton won’t quickly forget his encounter with a rogue beaver that attacked him off the shores of Nova Scotia. Read full report

Raccoon Bites 88-Year-Old Woman Who Mistook It for Cat

August 25, 2014 - Hamden, CT - An 88-year-old Hamden woman who opened her sliding door to let in her cat was attacked when the animal she was petting turned out to be a raccoon. Read Report

A big cat attacks tribal, villagers say it was a tiger

08/24/14 - MYSORE, India - A tribal has been injured in an animal attack in the Bandipur tiger reserve on Sunday. Tribals said a tiger had attacked the villager, but foresters countered this saying it could be a leopard. Full Report

Bear Attacks Man and Dog in George Washington National Forest

08/22,2014 - HARDY COUNTY, W.Va. - A man and his dog were attacked by a black bear Thursday afternoon in a wooded area of the George Washington National Forest in Hardy County, West Virginia, near Rt. 55. Full Report

Otter attacks, injures boy and grandmother on Pilchuck River

July 31, 2014 - LAKE STEVENS, WA — A boy and his grandmother were taken to a hospital with serious injuries Thursday morning after a river otter attacked them near Lake Connor Park in Lake Stevens.

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Deer lolling outside liquor store attacks Penn. woman

July 10, 2014 - Westmoreland Country, PA - Deer attacked a paint store manager after she tried to take a photo of the animal standing outside a liquor store in Pennsylvania Tuesday morning.
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Pregnant woman fends off rabid fox after animal attacks and repeatedly bites her

July 7, 2014 - Syracuse, N.Y. - A pregnant Nedrow woman is recovering after a rabid fox attacked and repeatedly bit her June 25.

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