Monkey killed after 2 attacks

August 4, 2011 - Shelbyville, Tennessee - Two victims of a rampaging monkey have been told they're fortunate to be alive. Full report

Coyote fears: Residents to hire own trapper

August 5, 2011 - Anaheim, California - Frustrated by a perceived lack of response from officials to numerous coyote sightings and attacks on pets, west Anaheim residents say they plan to take care of the problem themselves. Full report

Polar bear kills British tourist in Norway

August 5, 2011 - Svalbard, Norway - A polar bear has mauled a young British tourist to death and seriously injured four others in the Arctic. Full report

Raccoon Attacks Northern New Jersey Woman

August 4, 2011 - Teaneck, New Jersey - A wild raccoon attacked and seriously injured a Rensselaer Road woman on July 6. Denise Pierce was about to move an oscillating water sprinkler in her backyard at about 8 p.m. when she saw something stirring in a bush. Full report

Bear attacks, injures two boys at Sussex County state forest

August 3, 2011 - Branchville, NJ - Authorities are still searching for a bear that attacked two boys earlier this morning in Stokes State Forest, said a state Department of Environmental Protection spokesman. Full Report

Alberta cougar killed after attack on child

Austust 3, 2011 - Alberta, BC, Canada - Conservation officers have shot and killed a cougar that attacked a little girl in the Kananaskis area. Read Report

Raging kangaroo attacks woman, police in Australia

July 31, 3011 - Canberra, Australia - A 94-year-old woman struck an attacking kangaroo with a broom and managed to crawl to safety in her house in the Australian Outback before police subdued the animal with pepper spray. Full Report

Wild boars invade New York state; kill pets, chase people

July 29, 3011 - NY - Wild boar are invading the farms of central New York state, attacking livestock, killing family pets, chasing people and posing "devastating consequences" for the area. Full Report

Bear attacks on the rise

July 30, 2011 - Colorado - The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife warns Southern Colorado residents that hungry bears are causing problems in the region. A Wetmore rancher lost a llama this week — the third animal lost to bear attacks on the ranch this summer. On July 15, a bear bit the leg of a teenager camping near Leadville. Full Report

Russian circus goes unpunished after leopard attacks girl

July 28, 2011 - Smolensk, Russia - Russian police said on Thursday they would not be charging the owners of a circus where a leopard mauled a small girl, as the law failed to provide adequately for such an event. Full report

Row rages over calls for cull as wolves spread across France

July 26, 2011 - France - There have been 66 confirmed wolf attacks in France this year. The wolf, pursuing its lightning reconquest of France, has reached the Vosges Mountains on the Alsace-Lorraine border for the first time in 80 years. Full report

Boxing kangaroo turns on Phyllis Johnson at Charleville

July 24, 2011 - Charleville, Australia - A giant red buck bounded into her Charleville backyard as she was hanging out the washing on Sunday, knocking her to the ground and kicking her several times. Full Report

Camping teens mauled by grizzly bear in Alaska

July 24, 2011 - Anchorage, Alaska — A grizzly that was with her cub attacked a group of seven teens participating in a survival skills course, badly injuring two in the group. Full Report

5-year-old girl attacked by shark in Ocracoke

July 20, 2011 - Ocracoke, NC — Authorities say a 5-year-old North Carolina girl who was on vacation with her family was attacked by a shark in Ocracoke, North Carolina shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday evening. Full Report

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