Balaghat, India - 12 Dec 2004: Child Killed By Tiger

A tiger mauled a 12-year-old tribal boy to death in Kalegaon village. Link.

Ocala, FL - 12 Dec 2004: Aggressive Dogs Still Plague Area


These wolf hybrids were able to break out of their yard and attack a neighbor's dog last month.



One year after the dog-mauling death of a Citra woman caused the county to tighten its animal control laws, the number of complaints for aggressive dogs remains high. Ocala Star-Banner

Dayton, FL - 12 Dec 2004: Roaming Dog Packs Threaten Neighborhoods

News that a 4-year-old boy was mauled to death Wednesday in Orlando comes as no surprise to Flagler County residents who fear a similar attack is imminent here. Link.

Kozhikode, India - 11 Dec 2004: Leopard Attacks, Injures Seven

After nearly three hours of high drama in this Southern Indian city, the leopard was gunned down by three trained policemen. Referred by AAF Correspondent Avinash. Link to The Hindu.

Bhubaneswar, India - 11 Dec 2004: Snake charmers threaten to attack Orissa assembly



The snake charmers had threatened to release around 5,000 snakes into the House. Link.

Chandigarh, India - 11 Dec 2004: Monkeys Rampage In Sector 10

"I came out and discovered these monkeys occupying positions all over our house. They were jumping over the roof and making loud thuds. Times of India link.

Cairns, Australia - 11 Dec 2004: Shark Kills Spear Fisherman

A 38-year-old Australian man died Saturday after being attacked by a shark while spear fishing on the Great Barrier Reef, police said. Link and also here.

Salem, OR - 10 Dec 2004: Ranchers Expect Reintroduced Wolves To Attack Livestock

Ranchers say reintroduction plan is overly restrictive because it requires that ranchers actually observe a wolf attacking livestock before it could be killed. OregonLive link.

Yosemite, KY - 09 Dec 2004: Cat Missing, SUV Damaged In Apparent Bear Attack

The vehicle was attacked at a residence in Casey County, Kentucky (near Evansville, IN.) One of the resident's three cats is now missing. Link.

Boston - 09 Dec 2004: Winter Moths Attack Trees

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A plague of winter moths is attacking trees in suburban Boston. Link and also here.

Minneapolis - 08 Dec 2004: Yow! Police Dog Bites Nude Man in the Genitals

The dog bit the man while he was being arrested for running nude and entering homes in a Minneapolis neighborhood.
Link referred by AAF Correspondent ANCYM.

Dunedin, NZ - 08 Dec 2004: Leopard Attack Victim Returns Home

The film producer had been in a Johannesburg Hospital for most of the past three weeks after being attacked by a leopard while filming in a Namibian game park. Link.

Lancaster County, PA - 07 Dec 2004: Officials Deny Coyotes Represent Threat to Livestock

Game officials and veterinarians in the area say there are no confirmed cases of coyotes attacking pets and aside from one sheep attack, no evidence that Canis Latrans is preying on livestock. Lancaster New Era link.

Hesperia, CA - 07 Dec 2004: Six Goats Killed; Mountain Lions Suspected

Five pet goats were killed in an apparent attack by a cougar on Lime Street, and a goat was apparently mauled in a separate attack by a pair of the mountain lions. Link.

Albuquerque - 06 Dec 2004: Dogs Attack 2 Children In City Park

Two children are recovering after they were attacked by a Rottweiler and a mixed breed dog at a southwest Albuquerque park. Stories here and here.

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