Fatal elephant attack

December 9, 2011 - Malaysia - Kota Kinabalu: Tabin Wildlife Resort on Thursday said the fatal elephant attack on Wednesday on Australian veterinarian, Jenna O'Grady Donley, is the first such occurrence in Sabah. Full report

Wild boar attacks elderly man in Pendang

November 27, 2011 - Borneo - An elderly man has been hospitalised due to severe injuries he suffered from an attack by a wild boar behind his house at Kampung Pokok Tai Lama, near here, early yesterday. Read more

South African farmer killed by pet hippopotamus

November 13, 2011 - South Africa - Marius Els, 41, was attacked by Humphrey on Saturday night. The farmer’s mutilated body was discovered submerged in a river running through his 400 acre in rural South Africa. Full Report

Officials face villagers' wrath over leopard attacks

November 9, 2011 - Lucknow, India - Furious over continued leopard attacks on humans, villagers near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district roughed up forest officials and held them captive for several hours, an official said Wednesday. Full Report

Wild Animals On Rampage In North Kashmir

November 2, 2011 - Srinagar - Wild animals killed at least six people and injured 45 others across the North Kashmir so far this year. Full Report

Boy attacked by roo

November 2, 2011 - Australia - A local family witnessed a shocking attack by a kangaroo on a Lake Cathie boy. Full Report

AAF EXTRA Alarming Increase in Fatal Shark Attacks World-Wide

October 31, 2011 - There have been 13 shark attack deaths world-wide this year, and statistics show that the number of shark attacks have increased steadily for decades. Full Report

Leopard attacks on rise, one more killed

October 29, 201 - India - One more person was killed in a leopard attack possibly the third death by the same problem animal. Full report

Great White shark kills US diver in Australia

October 22, 2011 - Perth, Australia - A Great White shark has killed a US diver in what is thought to be the second fatal shark attack in Western Australia in 12 days. Full Report

Alligator Case Headed To Supreme Court

October 19, 2011 - Savannah, Georgia - An alligator killed 83-year-old Gwyneth Williams of Savannah in a chilling 2007 attack. The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case testing the extent to which property owners are responsible for animal attacks. Full Report

AAF EXTRA (Tragedy in Ohio): Police Kill Dozens of Animals Freed on Ohio Reserve

October 19, 2011 - Zanesville, Ohio - 56 exotic creatures — a fierce menagerie that included wolves, monkeys and 18 Bengal tigers, an endangered species whose numbers total less than 3,000 in the wild — that had fled their cages on a 73-acre private reserve were hunted down. Most were killed. Full Report

Man Dies After Deer Attack

October 13, 2011 - New Brunswick, Canada - Wildlife officials on Wednesday shot and killed a herd of 11 deer that had been kept by a man in northern New Brunswick who died Sunday after being attacked by one of the animals. Full Report

Shark Attacks Attest to Environmental Sins of Suape Port

October 12, 2011 - Recife, Brazil - Sharks began attacking swimmers, and especially surfers on the beaches of Recife, as of 1992, after the port began receiving larger numbers of ships between 1989 and 1991. Full Report

Coyote Attacks 3-Year-Old Saginaw Boy

October 7, 2011 - Saginaw, Texas - Father says he killed animal when he couldn't frighten it off Full Report

Rhino attacks photographer in N Bengal forest

October 4, 2011 - India - A male rhino which strayed from Gorumara Reserve Forest on Sunday attacked a photographer and flung him in the air several times while he was trying to click the animal’s pictures. Full Report

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