Woman eaten by escaped lion

July 19, 2011 - A WOMAN has been eaten by a lion after it escaped from a game reserve in Kenya. Full Report

Leopard strays into Siliguri village, attacks policemen, forest guards

July 19, 2011 - Siliguri, India - A leopard strayed into a village near Siliguri in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Tuesday and severely injured several policemen and forest guards when they tried to tranquilise it. Five villagers were also injured. Full Report

Buffalo Attacks, Gores Poacher

July 19, 2011 - Swaziland - An Nkonjaneni poacher on the foot of the Lufafa Mountain range in the northern Hhohho region has told of a near death experience when an enraged buffalo attacked and gored him after running him down during a hunting expedition that almost went awry. Full report

AAF EXTRA: Predatory Animals In Connecticut: A Historical Perspective

July 19, 2011 - By Philip R. Devlin - MeridenPatch - Wolves, rattlers, bears and cougars were once very prevalent but have never posed a major threat to humans even in colonial times; however, beware of the moose! Read Article

Jaws Redux: Great Whites Gathering in Vineyard

July 18, 2011 - Great white sharks are gathering in record numbers in the Northeast. Full Report

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

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