Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2015 - MAR - Animal Attacks

2015-03-01 - Woman's pit bull attacks and seriously her at home in Silverado Drive in coastal Pinole (California):

Quote: "Residents in the home where a pit bull mauled a woman Sunday tried to stop the attack by stabbing the dog several times and hitting it with a baseball bat, Contra Costa County Animal Services said Monday. The 40-year-old woman who lived in the home was severely injured and flown to John Muir Medical Center. She remains in critical condition. Authorities said a 9-year-old pit bull mix named Blinky attacked the woman during an unrelated medical emergency at the home, possibly a seizure."

Note: So someone at the home has a seizure and at the same time this dog goes berserk and attacks. Unrelated? What makes them assume that? Oh, right, stupidity...

2015-03-02 - Pack of dogs attacks and kills 8-year-old girl in Poolpur (India):

Quote: "According to the girl's father, the attack occurred when she had stepped out to throw waste into the jungle. He said about eight-10 stray dogs had attacked her and she was lying in a pool of blood when he found her."

2015-03-03 - Woman's shepherd mix dog suddenly attacks and injures her, face attack, woman stabs it, dog dies, in Hastings (Michigan):

Quote: "The woman told officers the shepherd mix she had owned for two years had been sitting on her lap while she was petting it when suddenly, for no apparent reason, the animal bit her in the face and would not let go..."

2015-03-03 - Pit bull attacks and injures owner in Bolton (Britain):

2015-03-03 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures highway patrolman on motorcycle in coastal San Diego (California):

Quote: "A CHP motorcycle officer was rushed to the hospital after being attacked by bees. He was spotted slumped over, on the side of the 56 at Carmel Valley Road."

2015-03-03 - Pack of dogs attacks and injures pregnant woman in Bareilly (India):

Quote: "Listening to her screams, villagers armed with bamboo sticks rushed to her aid. They beat the dogs with sticks and chased them away. However, the woman, Lalita (30), lost her leg in the attack. Five children have been killed and at least 10 injured in stray dogs' attacks in the past 45 days."

2015-03-04 - Elephant attacks and kills 4 people, injures 3 more people, in Sitamarhi (India):

2015-03-04 - Dog attacks and injures toddler, face attack, in Hungry Horse (Montana):

2015-03-05 - Coyotes hiding under decks and attacking pets in coastal Stamford (Connecticut):

Quote: "Police in Stamford are warning homeowners about coyotes that are lurking into backyards, hiding under decks and attacking dogs as they're let out. According to Stamford police, the coyotes are driven by a lack of food and shelter."

2015-03-05 - Dog attacks and injures child at school in Portland (Oregon):

2015-03-05 - Dog attacks rising in Yorkshire (Britain):

Quote: "Mr Mannion said there had been 'a massive explosion of dog bite injuries' in the last two decades and that the rising number of such incidents was now a 'public health issue'."

2015-03-06 - Cat terrorizes woman, attacks her face, traps her in home, in Oakland (Maine):

Quote: "When she bent down to lay the food in the snow underneath the tree, the animal pounced. 'It was all over me, just trying to attack me,' West said. The cat jumped on her head and clawed her face, leaving scratches on her forehead and right cheek that were still visible Friday afternoon. Terrified, West retreated into her home and called the police."

2015-03-06 - Badger gets aggressive outside the Radisson Blu hotel in coastal Stockholm (Sweden):

Quote: "Stockholm police said the badger was spotted near the entrance of the Radisson Blu hotel about 5 a.m. Friday and authorities were called when the animal acted aggressive toward anyone who attempted to get in or out of the building."

2015-03-07 - Dog attacks and injures two children and mother on the boardwalk in coastal Queens (New York), dog shot dead:

Quote: "The family was attacked by a Rottweiler on the boardwalk near Beach 60th St. in Arverne about 9:05 a.m., police said. The dog mauled a 4-year-old girl on the hand, a 10-year-old boy on the hand and arm and bit their mom in the face and hand when she intervened, police said. Cops quickly arrived at the scene and shot the dog to death."

Note: Here's a Google Maps link of the area...

2015-03-08 - Dog attacks and injures woman and child in Lorena (Texas):

2015-03-09 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures 16 people near river in Thodupuzha (India):

Quote: "Sixteen persons, including fourteen women, suffered injuries after being attacked by a swarm of bees near Thodupuzha on Monday. All of them were engaged in cleaning a field when they were stung by the bees. The workers ran helter skelter and some jumped into nearby river to escape from the bees."

2015-03-10 - Woman's pit bull attacks and seriously injures her at home in Placentia (California):

2015-03-10 - Dog attacks and injures woman and her Chihuahua in coastal Bluffton (South Carolina):

2015-03-11 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures people, people flee screaming, in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Quote: "There were about 50 kids, including parents, running down the street just screaming. They were running hysterically. There were more than a thousand bees. It was horrible..."

2015-03-11 - Pit bull attacks and seriously injures toddler boy at home on the island of Kauai (Hawaii):

2015-03-11 - Alligator attacks and kills man's dog at park in coastal Jacksonville (Florida):

2015-03-12 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures 3 people in Desert Hot Springs (California), 1 hospitalized:

2015-03-12 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills 3 dogs in Florence (Arizona):

2015-03-12 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures 35 children in Bagasara (India):

Quote: "The bee attacks on people across Saurashtra, especially in coastal parts, have become a serious issue."

2015-03-12 - Two dogs attack and injure horse, horse euthanized, in La Pine (Oregon):

2015-03-12 - Wolves attack dogs, snatch one, in Pacific Rim Park (Canada):

2015-03-13 - Three pit bulls attack and injure three men in Pahrump (Nevada):

Quote: "Detectives said they victims closed the gate behind them, but the dogs were able to find a hole in the fence and continue attacking. Deputies said that's when one of the men grabbed a gun and shot two of the dogs, but that didn't stop the dogs. In fact, they apparently didn't stop their attack until Pahrump Valley Fire and Rescue arrived with sirens, which scared them off."

2015-03-13 - Two pit bulls go on rampage, attack two men and cat, charge cops, in Stockton (California):

2015-03-13 - Swarm of bees attack and injure 3 students at bus stop in coastal Nassau (Bahamas):

2015-03-13 - Jellyfish sting people at coastal Miami Beach (Florida):

2015-03-13 - Bear attacks and injures woman in Juuka (Finland):

2015-03-14 - Pack of dogs attack and kill woman before 6:07 AM on the Rosebud Indian Reservation (South Dakota):

Quote: "A woman died after she was attacked by wild dogs early Saturday morning on the Rosebud Indian Reservation, according to the Mellette County Sheriff's Office. Julia Charging Whirlwind, 49, of the Lower Swift Bear community, which is just west of White River, was pronounced dead Saturday at the Rosebud Hospital."

Quote: "This is the second time in less than six months that a person on tribal land was killed by dogs. An 8-year-old girl died after being attacked by dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in November."

2015-03-14 - Two pit bulls attack and injure man in the East Valley in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Quote: "The shooting came about 24 hours after three pit bulls attacked and injured three men in Pahrump. One victim suffered critical injuries. The dogs who jumped a 6-foot fence were not deterred after being shot, and were scared off by an ambulance, police said."

2015-03-14 - Water buffalo gores two butchers then goes on rampage in coastal Manila (Philippine Islands), 3 injured:

2015-03-15 - Swarm of bees attacks children and dogs, kills puppy, at home in coastal Port St. Lucie (Florida):

2015-03-15 - Dog attacks and seriously injures woman in Plainville (Connecticut):

Quote: "The worst of the damage was to her hands, where her bone is exposed. 'Severe hand bite, almost to near amputation,' said Plainville Police Corporal Patrick Buden. The woman was rushed to the hospital and remains in intensive care. Police said they have never seen a dog attack this brutal ever."

2015-03-16 - Man attacked and injured by his father's pet zebra in Searcy (Arkansas):

Note: That's right, I said a pet zebra!

2015-03-16 - Black bear attacks and kills family dog in Longwood (Florida):

2015-03-16 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills 4 people, injures 17 more, in East Jebel Marra (Darfur):

Quote: "Four government troops died of bee stings at the Fanga military camp in East Jebel Marra on Sunday. A source from the military camp told Radio Dabanga that at about 8pm the camp was attacked by large swarms of bees. '17 other soldiers are in a bad condition,' he added."

2015-03-16 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man near Mandeni (South Africa):

2015-03-17 - Pit bull attacks man's dogs, man shoots pit bull, in coastal Fairfield (Connecticut):

2015-03-18 - Shark attacks and injures man at Hapuna Beach (Hawaii):

2015-03-18 - Swarm of bees goes on stinging rampage in coastal Richards Bay (South Africa):

Quote: "There were people running all over the road, trying to escape from these bees. Many people were stung..."

2015-03-18 - Wolf attacks and injures pet dog at home on Portage Road in Duluth (Minnesota):

2015-03-18 - Dog attacks and seriously injures 2-year-old girl in coastal Suwannee (Florida):

2015-03-18 - Pit bull recently adopted attacks and injures woman and two children in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "According to the family and according to ACCT employees, the dog was very friendly that's why it was allowed to be adopted by the family and here it is two days later on Wednesday, for some unknown reason the dog turned vicious..."

2015-03-18 - Pit bull attacks and injures boy in Saginaw (Michigan):

2015-03-19 - Polar bear attacks and injures man on coastal Svalbard (Norway):

2015-03-19 - Hippo attacks and injures game warden in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa):

Quote: "He said that his screams of pain scared the animal away."

Note: Whew, good thing he was screaming in pain! Er, wait...

2015-03-19 - Elephant attacks and kills man near Gudalur (India):

2015-03-19 - Elephant herd kills man in Dhepapalli (India):

2015-03-19 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures toddler at park in Avondale (Arizona):

2015-03-20 - Two pit bulls break into home, kill pit bulls there, injure woman, in coastal Tequesta (Florida):

2015-03-20 - Alligator attacks and injures teen girl in pond in coastal Tampa (Florida):

2015-03-20 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures several baseball fans at Elk's Field in St. George (Utah):

2015-03-21 - Pack of pit bulls attacks and kills man in Pine Bluff (Arkansas):

2015-03-21 - Woman's dog attacks and injures her in the wee hours at home in Caldwell (Idaho):

2015-03-21 - Mountain lion kills 3 animals in 2 weeks in coastal Half Moon Bay (California), residents warned to watch out:

2015-03-22 - Shark attacks and kills man at Marsa Alam (Egypt), on the Red Sea:

2015-03-23 - Dogs attack and injure woman, 18, as she jogs near Luther Lake in Fort Worth (Texas):

Quote: "The attack happened at Clayton Road East and Brants Lane, right next to Luther Lake, a residential area where it's common to see runners, walkers and kids playing in the streets."

2015-03-23 - Pit bull attacks dog at home, then attacks owners too, man stabs it, in Hamden (Connecticut):

2015-03-23 - Two dogs attack and injure woman, kill her dog, in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma):

2015-03-23 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills one man, injures another, in Hunasagi (India):

2015-03-24 - Elephant named Chirakkadavu Thiruneelakandan kills man in Karuvatta (India), second fatal elephant attack in 5 days:

Note: Damn, that elephant has an eleven-syllable name!

2015-03-25 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills three dogs at home in Santa Ana (California):

2015-03-25 - Huge swarm of bees descends on apartments, several people stung, in Glendale (Arizona):

Quote: "The sheer number of insects was described as being so vast that multiple fire units were called to combat the swarm. Losch said that one resident who sustained numerous stings was trapped in an apartment with a firefighter because of the violent swarm outside the door."

2015-03-26 - Dog has seizure, loses consciousness, comes to, foams at the mouth, goes berserk, gets tased, dies, in Campbell (Ohio):

Quote: "Bill Katsadas claimed that the dog had what he described as a seizure and temporarily lost consciousness. However Katsadas says when the dog came to, he attempted to attack him again. Officers arriving on the scene say the Boxer was foaming from the mouth and growling at them."

Quote: "After placing the leash on the dog, police deactivated their tasers. Police say the dog lost consciousness and died."

2015-03-26 - Monkey attacks man in parking lot and escapes in Charlotte (North Carolina), monkey captured:

2015-03-26 - Elephant attacks and kills man in Chalingadu (India), third fatal elephant attack in a week:

2015-03-26 - Rhino attacks and injures man at Kaziranga National Park (India):

2015-03-26 - Pit bull attacks and injures woman at home in Fayetteville (North Carolina):

2015-03-26 - Pit bulls attack and injure 6-year-old boy in Union County (Arkansas):

2015-03-26 - Sea lions becoming more aggressive in waterways in Sacramento (California):

2015-03-26 - Sea lion attacks boy, bites him on the face, in La Jolla Cove (California):

2015-03-27 - Dog attacks and injures boy on bike in Sorrento (Florida):

2015-03-28 - Pit bull attacks and injures mother and son near coastal Fort Lauderdale (Florida):

2015-03-28 - Lion jumps through car window and mangles man's legs at safari place in Johannesberg (South Africa):

2015-03-29 - Coyote attacks pet dog in Ansonia (Connecticut):

2015-03-29 - Lynx attacks goat inside home in Dinorwic (Canada):

2015-03-29 - Deer attacks and injures man on the island of Guam:

2015-03-30 - Three dogs attack and injure four people in coastal Norfolk (Virginia):

2015-03-30 - Family dog attacks and injures woman at home in Jackson (Tennessee):

Quote: "It was nerve-racking. The rottweiler had blood dripping from its mouth. I think everybody was a little freaked out..."

2015-03-30 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in the Bell Hill area in coastal Canterbury (New Zealand):

2015-03-31 - Wild boar attacks and injures man in Badiadukka (India):

Quote: "The locality has been reporting recurring attacks from wild boars in recent months."

2015-03-31 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures four people in Coimbatore (India):

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