Wildlife officials kill bear that bit teen

July 16, 2011 - Leadville, Colorado - Wildlife officials in Colorado say they have killed a bear believed to have been involved in an attack on a teenage boy. Full report

Hawk swoops, attacks woman

July 14, 2011 - Franklin, Massachusetts - A woman was the victim of an aerial attack when a hawk swooped in, leaving her with a nasty cut. Full report

AAF EXTRA: Witness deadly conflicts between man and beast on Animal Planet New Series

New Delhi, July 13, 2011

Zoologist and large predator expert Dave Salmoni isn't a stranger to danger, but this is his first time when he is on the front line of a war between humans and animals. In Animal Planet’s new series WORLD'S DEADLIEST TOWNS, Salmoni takes viewers to some of the most hostile places in the world where animals and people are locked in extreme mortal combat. Full story

Caged lions attack Mormon missionary

July 13, 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT - A Mormon missionary in Guatemala is recovering from an attack by two lions at a zoo after what his stepfather described as a moment of "poor judgment." Full Report

Trial to begin in case of python that killed toddler

July 10, 2011 - Oxford, Florida - Couple accused of failing to protect 2-year-old girl from being strangled by snake. Full report

Cheetah attacks two men at animal centre

July 11, 2011 - Eynsford, UK - A CHEETAH attacked two men at a wildlife park in Eynsford over the weekend. Visitors at Eagle Heights animal centre were left shocked after two staff members were mauled by the cat and only escaped after it was sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher. Full report

Boars plague Vienna's rich

July 7, 2011 - Vienna, Austria - Residents of a posh district in Vienna are up in arms over wild boars invading their homes. Full report

Man fatally mauled after "surprising" grizzly with cubs

July 7, 2011 - Wyoming: A man died on Wednesday in Yellowstone National Park after inadvertently walking into a grizzly bear and her cubs. Full report

Gray fox attacks a man and his dog in Franklin County

July 5, 2011 - Rocky Mount, VA — A gray fox attacked a man and his puppy in Franklin County. Full report

Nanaimo teen wards off cougar attack

July 5, 2011 - Vancouver, Canada - A Vancouver Island conservation officer says an 18-year-old girl did all the right things to ward off an attack when a cougar stalked her while she was riding her bicycle along a rural road near Nanaimo. Full report

Second bear attack in B.C. sends man to Victoria hospital

July 5, 2011 - Oweekeno, Canada - A man is in hospital in serious condition following a grizzly attack in northern B.C.

A spokeswoman for the Vancouver Island Health Authority says the attack happened in Oweekeno, about 480 kilometres northwest of Vancouver along the province's rugged Central Coast. Full Report

Police knew of problem bears before fatal mauling, but took no action

July 04, 2011 - Lillooet, Ontario (Canada) - Bear sightings are common in Lillooet, where berry bushes are abundant. But when black bears clawed at the door and windows of the remote hillside home of a Xaxli’p elder in June, the woman inside the house was worried enough to contact tribal police and the band council. One of those bears is believed to have attacked and mauled the woman last week, raising the question of why preventive action was not taken. Full report

Trained falcon attacks woman and dog

July 4, 2011 - Ontario, Canada - Peterborough County OPP are investigating after a trained falcon attacked a 67-year-old woman and her dog that were walking north of Trent University on Sunday (July 3). Full Report

Apparent B.C. mauling victim complained about bear

July 3, 2011 (UPDATE) A British Columbia woman in her late 70s, possibly mauled to death by a black bear, complained about an aggressive bear trying to get into her house shortly before she died. Read Update

B.C. conservation officers probe possible fatal bear attack

July 2, 2011 - Canada - Authorities are investigating what may be a fatal bear attack after finding a woman's fed-upon remains near Lillooet, B.C. on Thursday. Full Report

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