Monday, June 1, 2015

2015 - MAY - Animal Attacks

2015-05-01 - Pit bull attacks and injures teen boy, face attack, in Lawncrest area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2015-05-01 - Pit bull attacks and injures 8-year-old girl in Sharpsburg (Pennsylvania):

2015-05-01 - Dog attacks and injures 4-year-old boy in Newton Grove (North Carolina):

2015-05-01 - Cougar attacks dog near Powell River (British Columbia):

2015-05-01 - Herd of elephants destroys home, kills woman, in coastal Chittagong (Bangladesh):

2015-05-02 - Man killed by elephant in Nilgiris (India):

2015-05-02 - Coyote snatches pet dog and runs off with it, in Randolph (New Jersey):

Quote: "A vicious coyote attacked a pet dog and dragged it into the forest in a New Jersey town - the latest in a string of incidents which have seen the wolf-like animals encroach on towns and cities."

2015-05-03 - Shark attacks and injures man at beach near Taree (Australia):

2015-05-04 - Shark attacks and injures man in Port St. Johns (South Africa):

Quote: "The shark bit his hand, the boat came over to assist him, the shark reached from underneath him and grabbed his foot and pulled him away from the boat. The boat then went back again to try and rescue him again, it was only on the second attempt that they managed to get him on board the boat."

2015-05-04 - Bear chases two people, foams at the mouth, near pond in Granby (Connecticut):

Quote: "The woman told officials that the bear came up to her when she was walking the trail near the trout pond."

Quote: "The bear started foaming at the mouth, she said, and that is when she said she thought her life was over. 'I just sprinted the other way and I don't think I've run so fast in my entire life,' Kraiza said."

2015-05-04 - Pit bull attacks owner then seriously mauls another man, in coastal Port St. Lucie (Florida):

2015-05-04 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures five people on path near Mentrida (Spain):

2015-05-05 - Four dogs attack and injure boy at home in Gratiot County (Michigan):

2015-05-05 - Dog attacks and injures boy near home in Newell (North Carolina):

2015-05-05 - Elephant picks up man, smashes him into the ground and kills him, in Banspahari, West Bengal (India), 1 killed:

2015-05-05 - Elephant attacks and kills man guarding paddy field in Rangamati (Bangladesh):

2015-05-06 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man near Gatesville (Texas):

Quote: "Coryell County man has died after he was attacked by swarming bees Tuesday evening outside a home east of Gatesville. Jiggs Marshall, 89, died from what doctors at Providence Medical Center's emergency room said may have been as many as 4,000 bee stings..."

2015-05-06 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in Tucson (Arizona):

2015-05-06 - Police officer's family dog attacks and seriously injures 5-year-old boy at home in Wood River (Missouri):

2015-05-06 - Dog attacks and seriously injures woman in Lincoln (Nebraska):

2015-05-06 - Elephant goes on rampage, kills one person, injures two more, in Ranchi (India):

2015-05-07 - Leopard attacks rising around Nashik (India):

2015-05-08 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures two people at bus stop in Mesa (Arizona):

2015-05-08 - Dog attacks three other dogs on coastal Hilton Head Island (South Carolina), two dogs euthanized:

Quote: "Officers cited the attacking dog's owner for an animal running loose, and they were told the owner planned to euthanize the dog because he no longer trusted it."

2015-05-08 - Coyote or dog attacks and injures girl near the Thames River in London (Canada):

2015-05-08 - Monkey attacks and kills 4-year-old disabled boy in Ghaziabad (India):

Quote: "The animal managed to push open the door of the room where Mohan was present. He then grabbed his neck and choked him."

2015-05-08 - Seagulls attack and kill puppy at home in Honiton (Britain):

2015-05-09 - Black bear chases tourists at Yellowstone National Park (Montana):

2015-05-09 - Wolf attacks three separate groups of people in northern Israel, 5 injured:

2015-05-09 - 48 people injured by dog attacks in a year in coastal Cornwall (Britain):

2015-05-10 - Shark attacks and kills man at the Pacific Ocean island of New Caledonia:

2015-05-10 - Man attacked and injured by pack of labradoodles while mountain biking on trail near Asheville (North Carolina):

Quote: "Marco Liubenov told WLOS that about eight to 10 labradoodles bit him earlier this week in Asheville."

2015-05-10 - Bear attacks and kills man at campsite near MacKenzie (Canada):

2015-05-10 - Man provokes elephant, it leaves the water and kills him, in India:

Note: They're dangerous enough when they're not provoked! Karma strikes...

2015-05-10 - Gang of monkeys attacking people and causing anxiety in coastal Mumbai (India):

2015-05-11 - Animal, possibly a bear, attacks and kills 11-year-old girl near her home at Garden Hill First Nation (Canada):

2015-05-11 - Pit bull attacks poodle and poodle's owner in Deltona (Florida):

2015-05-12 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures two people at home in Avondale (Arizona):

2015-05-12 - Cane corso attacks and injures owner, face attack, in Falls Township (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "The man suffered severe face trauma and was taken to St. Mary Medical Center in Middletown."

2015-05-12 - Dog attacks and critically injures 3-year-old boy, face attack, in Sedgwick County (Kansas):

Quote: "A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition after being bitten in the face by a dog late Tuesday afternoon, a Sedgwick County dispatcher said."

2015-05-13 - Three dogs attack and injure boy at home on Briar Creek Lane in Southwest Onslow County (North Carolina):

2015-05-13 - Three dogs attack and injure woman on street in Bradley County (Tennessee):

2015-05-13 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures cop and police dog in Monterey Park (California):

2015-05-13 - Bear attacks and injures woman, buries her to snack on her later, near Tynda (Russia), 1 injured:

2015-05-13 - Fisher cat attacks and seriously injures dog in Ledyard (Connecticut):

2015-05-13 - Elephant attacks and kills man in Hanur (India):

2015-05-14 - Dog savagely attacks and injures owner in Gloucester (Britain), taser doesn't work on it, shotgun does:

2015-05-14 - Beaver attacks and injures woman outside home in the Lipetsk region (Russia), neighbor stabs it in the head:

2015-05-14 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man in Koti (Ghana):

2015-05-15 - Shark attacks and injures man at Sullivan's Island (South Carolina):

2015-05-15 - Two dogs attack and injure FedEx driver near Alvarado (Texas):

2015-05-16 - Bison attacks and injures girl in Yellowstone Park (Montana):

2015-05-16 - Bull escapes and goes on rampage in Talavera de la Reina (Spain), 11 injured:

2015-05-17 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures as many as 200 people in Bihar (India):

Quote: "Honey bees attacked and injured 200 women and children in Arwal, when they had gathered under a banyan tree to perform a ritual relating to a local festival..."

2015-05-17 - Pit bull attacks man's dog, man shoots it dead, in Henrico County (Virginia):

Quote: "But Dyer said he only started shooting after the pit bull’s owner gave permission. 'She looked right at me right here and said, "Do it," Dyer explained. 'Shot one time still didn’t break loose. Shot her again [and] still didn’t break loose, so I was like, "What in the world?" So I shot her one more time.'"

2015-05-18 - Dog attacks almost double in one year in South Wales (Britain):

2015-05-18 - Border collie attacks and injures baby at home near Edinburg (Texas):

2015-05-18 - Coyote attacks and injures pet dog at home on Oak Road in Saddle River (New Jersey):

Quote: "It's happened again, a coyote attack in Bergen County, New Jersey. The wild animal attacked a small dog that somehow managed to escape. The attack happened on Oak Road in Saddle River. 'We thought that was it. We thought we lost her,' said Ilana Rosenberg, the dog's owner."

2015-05-19 - Two pit bulls get aggressive, charge people, one shot and euthanized, in Fort Wayne (Indiana):

2015-05-20 - Shark attacks and lightly injures man at New Smyrna Beach (Florida):

2015-05-20 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures woman at Lake Elsinore (California):

2015-05-20 - Swarm of bees attack and injure 10 people at school in Scottsdale (Arizona):

2015-05-20 - Pit bull attacks and seriously injures 6-year-old boy in Highgrove (California):

2015-05-21 - Family dog attacks and injures toddler girl at home in Alanson (Michigan):

2015-05-21 - Pit bull attacks and injures three people in coastal Callaway (Florida):

2015-05-21 - Two pit bulls attack and injure man, one shot dead, in Las Vegas (Nevada):

Quote: "An officer attempted to use a Taser gun on the dogs. He was bit on the boot and fell to the ground. Another officer tried to hit the dogs with his cruiser. When that failed, the officer resorted to shooting the dog."

2015-05-21 - Elephant attacks and kills man, destroys some homes, in Kakripara (India):

2015-05-22 - Coyote attacks and injures 3-year-old girl at park in Irvine (California):

Quote: "The coyote charged at the girl 'out of nowhere' and lunged at her neck."

Quote: "Police say coyotes frequent the area, but it's extremely rare for one to attack a person."

2015-05-22 - In separate incidents, 3 bear attacks kill man and injure 4 people in Kashmir (India):

2015-05-23 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures two people in Rosenberg (Texas):

2015-05-23 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures 5 people in Montana Vista (Texas):

2015-05-23 - Circus elephant goes on rampage, kills 3 people, damages homes, in Bagerhat (Bangladesh):

2015-05-24 - Pit bull goes berserk at gas station, attacks and injures 9 people, in coastal Thessaloniki (Greece):

2015-05-24 - Three dogs attack and injure man in Flint (Michigan):

2015-05-24 - Mountain lion attacks and injures house cat on Bridgeport Drive in El Granada (California):

2015-05-24 - Bear attacks and injures two people at campground near Durango (Colorado):

2015-05-25 - Dog brutally attacks and kills 5-year-old child in Chicago (Illinois), neighbors kill dog:

Quote: "Neighbors said several men ran to the scene and began beating the dog, hitting it with a metal chair, throwing rocks at it and stabbing it, but the dog would not drop the child."

2015-05-25 - Jellyfish sting hundreds of people at South Padre Island (Texas):

2015-05-25 - Two dogs attack and injure 7-year-old girl in coastal Unalakleet (Alaska):

2015-05-25 - Dog attacks three children and father then attacks cop, cop shoots dog dead, in Greenville (North Carolina):

2015-05-26 - Shark attacks and lightly injures girl at Cocoa Beach (Florida):

2015-05-26 - Pit bull attacks and kills pet greyhound at park in Bluffton (South Carolina), near the coast:

2015-05-27 - Elephant attacks and kills man in Chandil (India):

Quote: "In past one month cases of elephant's regularly damaging standing crops and attacking villagers have shot up."

2015-05-27 - Bear attacks and injures woman in Shiga Prefecture (Japan):

2015-05-28 - Leopard attacks and kills woman in Junnar (India):

2015-05-28 - Sloth bear attacks and injures 3 people in Morwai (India):

2015-05-29 - In separate incidents, sharks attack and lightly injure two people, at New Smyrna Beach and Cocoa Beach (Florida):

2015-05-29 - Dog attacks and injures woman at 7 AM, attacks cop and gets shot dead, in Jasper (Alabama):

2015-05-29 - Aggressive cat terrorizing people in Islington area in coastal London (Britain):

2015-05-29 - Cougar kills and eats some puppies and cats, cougar found and killed, in Raton (New Mexico):

2015-05-29 - Marlin impales man and kills him in Honolulu (Hawaii):

2015-05-30 - Dog attacks and critically injures owner in Byrneville (Florida):

2015-05-31 - Swarm of bees attacks and critically injures person in Blythe (California):

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