Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2014 - SEP - Animal Attacks

2014-09-30 - Pit bull attacks and injure boy, man shoots it, in Shelbyville (Indiana):

2014-09-29 - Two dogs attack and injure family and their dog at home in Vancouver (Washington):

2014-09-28 - Family dog attacks and kills woman at home in Cave City (Arkansas):

2014-09-28 - Pit bull attacks and injures girl, face attack, at home in Leachville (Arkansas):

2014-09-27 - Pit bull attacks and seriously injures 8-year-old girl at home in Newark (Delaware), dog shot dead:

2014-09-26 - Three dogs attack and injure woman, drag her around, on Little Springs Road in Etowah (North Carolina):

Quote: "The victim crawled back to her home and used her cell phone to call her brother, according to officials. The brother then reportedly took her to the hospital, with various bites and lacerations. Authorities said she was in critical but stable condition."

2014-09-25 - Dog attacks and seriously injures pool worker at home on Sandia Creek Drive in De Luz (California):

2014-09-24 - Black bear attacks and injures woman in coastal Carpinteria (California):

Quote: "And in New Jersey a man hiking in a heavily wooded area was killed by a black bear on Sunday, in what experts said was believed to be the first fatal bear attack in the state since 1852."

2014-09-24 - Woman attacked and injured by her own dog, firefighter injured too, in coastal Long Beach (California):

Quote: "The injured firefighter was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released, Fisk said. The woman's injuries were described as traumatic, but she was listed in stable condition, according to Fisk."

2014-09-24 - Dog attacks cop, gets shot dead, in Commerce City (Colorado):

Note: Fatally kills? Somebody works at the Office of Redundancy Office!

2014-09-24 - Swarm of yellow jackets attacks and injures officer and police dog in Brookhaven (Georgia):

Quote: "'He’s now talking to us — he is just in a lot of pain,' Gurley said. 'He described the hundreds or thousands of yellow jackets that come out and how they went up his pants, his shirtsleeves, in his nose and his mouth.'"

2014-09-24 - Mountain lion attacks two dogs at home in San Bernardino (California), one dog injured, one missing:

2014-09-23 - Pack of dogs attacks and injures 8-year-old girl in Cahokia (Illinois):

2014-09-23 - Pit bull attacks and injures three people at home in coastal Palm Coast (Florida):

2014-09-23 - Fox attacks and injures three people at elementary school in East Windsor (Connecticut):

2014-09-22 - Black bear attacks and kills young man at nature preserve in West Milford (New Jersey):

2014-09-22 - Dog menaces person, charges officer, gets shot dead, in Midland (Michigan):

2014-09-21 - Pack of pit bulls attacks and kills man in Benton County (Mississippi):

2014-09-21 - Shark attacks and lightly injures man at New Smyrna Beach (Florida):

2014-09-20 - Pack of wolves attacks and injures two flock protection dogs, kills eight sheep, in northeast Oregon:

2014-09-20 - Pit bull attacks and injures man and two boys in West Oak Lane area of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2014-09-19 - Shark attacks and injures boy in coastal Salou (Spain):

2014-09-18 - Swarm of bees attacks and stings 30 students during track meet in coastal Marblehead (Massachusetts):

2014-09-17 - Pit bull attacks and injures woman and two dogs in Highbridge Park in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2014-09-17 - Two pit bulls attack and injure man in Bradford (Britain):

2014-09-16 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man on street in Wierda Park (South Africa):

2014-09-15 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills two dogs, injures two more dogs, in San Antonio (Texas):

2014-09-15 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man in Paraiso Village (Belize):

2014-09-14 - Bear attacks and kills man in Bridger-Teton National Forest (Wyoming):

2014-09-13 - Great white shark attacks surfer at Manresa State Beach (California):

Quote: "Beau Browning was surfing 50 yards from shore at Manresa State Beach at 6:45 p.m. Saturday when, mid-wave, a 15-foot great white shark knocked him off of his surfboard. 'I caught my second wave, and barely got into it, and out of nowhere, I was popped into the air by probably like 10-15 feet. looked down and saw a shark,' Browning said. 'He took a bite on the way down.' Browning said a great white shark came out of the water, landed on his board and split it. He was still tethered to his board, so when the shark began swimming deeper, it pulled him underwater for five seconds. 'And he finally let go, and I let go of my leash and I was finally able to get up to the surface,' Browning said."

Note: Gnarly!

2014-09-12 - Dog attacks blind man in Dayton (Ohio), service dog drags him inside:

Quote: "He says the growl sounded like it came from a bigger dog. Although Ferguson could not see the dog he told police it was possibly a Rottweiler. He also believes neighbors watched him being attacked. 'There were other people out here you could hear them giggling and bouncing a basketball, no police showed up.' Ferguson's service dog eventually dragged him into the house, where he lost consciousness."

2014-09-11 - Pit bull attacks dog and man, woman stabs pit bull, pit bull dies, in coastal West Palm Beach (Florida):,0,4530016.story?track=rss

2014-09-10 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures six people in Casa Grande (Arizona):

2014-09-10 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures four people in San Angelo (Texas):

2014-09-10 - Pit bull bites girl at bus stop in DeLand (Florida):

2014-09-09 - Man attacked and killed by grizzly bear near the Picklejar Creek Trail in Kananaskis Country (Canada):

2014-09-09 - Dog attacks person, gets shot dead, in Las Vegas (Nevada):

2014-09-08 - Man attacked and killed by shark at Byron Bay (Australia):

2014-09-08 - Dog attacks and injures girl in coastal St. Petersburg (Florida):

2014-09-07 - Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old boy, tries to drag him off, gets fought off, near Cupertino (California):

Quote: "The boy was among a group of 10 — comprised of his parents, another pair of parents and kids — hiking at the Picchetti Ranch Open Space Preserve. The boy's father told investigators his son was about 10 feet ahead of the group when a mountain lion "came out of nowhere" and attacked the boy, Foy said. 'It's quite extraordinary the lion would attack a person with so many people in the immediate vicinity,' Foy said."

Note: Extraordinarily unusual. That lion had to be starving and desperate to attempt such a thing...

2014-09-07 - Alligator attacks and injures boy at Lake Pontchartrain (Louisiana):

2014-09-07 - Pack of jackals attacks village in Dadeldhura District (Nepal), 17 people injured:

Quote: "As many as 17 people and dozen of cattle have been injured in jackal attacks in the last two days..."

2014-09-06 - Shark attacks and injures fisherman at Dauphin Island (Alabama):

2014-09-03 - Great white shark attacks two kayakers, knocks them in the water, both okay, near Plymouth (Massachusetts):

Quote: "The two teen girls were in ocean kayaks Wednesday afternoon about 110 yards off shore when they saw the fin of a shark. The next thing they knew the shark's teeth were just inches away from them. 'We were just talking and paddling. I look over to talk to her and it came completely out of the water and got the bottom of the boat and flipped her over and knocked my kayak completely over,' Ida Parker said. 'I saw at least four feet of its head. Four feet of it came up out of the water.' The harbormaster confirmed it was a great white shark that went after the girls and left teeth marks in their kayak."

Note: Well, that's just terrifying to even think about...

2014-09-03 - Two dogs attack and injure woman in coastal Seattle (Washington):

2014-09-02 - Calf attacks and kills man near Salzburg (Austria), third such incident in a month:

Quote: "A farmer who was attacked by a nearly grown calf has died, making him the third person killed in Austria by cattle in a little more than a month."

2014-09-02 - Venomous albino cobra on the loose in Los Angeles (California), bites one dog so far:

Quote: "Police have called off the hunt (for now) for a venomous, 'very dangerous' albino cobra that has been loose for days in the LA area. The cobra bit a greyhound named Kiko on Monday afternoon before going on to elude Animal Services officers for two days, at which point they called the search off. 'There’s not a whole lot at this point we can do,' wildlife officer Dennis Rosenburg told CBS Los Angeles."

2014-09-01 - Dog attacks and injures 4 people in Bullhead City (Arizona):

2014-09-01 - Pit bull attacks and critically injures 2-year-old girl at home in Springfield (Oregon):

2014-09-01 - Alligator attacks and kills pet dog at Eagles Nest Park in Orlando (Florida):,0,309232.story

Quote: "Several houses back up to the lake, which is near Kirkman Road and Raleigh Street. A bike path and jogging trail outline the edge of the lake. Neighbors said many children take the path every day to and from Eagle's Nest Elementary."

Quote: "Channel 9's Tim Barber found children often walk around the lake to go to school."

Note: Have any children gone missing on the way to or from school yet?

No comments:

Post a Comment