Wednesday, June 1, 2016

2016 - MAY - Animal Attacks

2016-05-01 - Crocodile attacks and kills 17-year-old boy in the Narmada River near Karjan (India):

2016-05-03 - Four shark attacks, one fatal, reported in the Fiji Islands:

Quote: "Police have recorded four shark attack cases in the North so far with three from Buca Bay and Taveuni including a fatal attack in the Wailevu West waters. Police spokeswoman Naina Ragigia said they recorded one death out of the four reported attacks, the one death coming after a gruesome attack on a villager at Wailevu West Coast, Cakaudrove."

2016-05-03 - Shark attacks and injures man at beach in Wailea (Hawaii), beaches closed:

2016-05-03 - Pig attacks and injures man and woman, man seriously injured, in Townsend (Massachusetts):

2016-05-04 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in Killeen (Texas):

2016-05-05 - Black bear attacks and injures woman in Paradise Hill, Saskatchewan (Canada):

2016-05-05 - Two pit bulls attack man then attack woman owner too, on coastal Paradise Island (Bahamas), 2 injured:

2016-05-05 - Dog bites man at party, then another person bites dog, in Clarksville (Tennessee):

2016-05-06 - Leopard attacks and injures 6-year-old boy, tries to drag him off, at Kruger National Park (South Africa):

2016-05-07 - Alligator attacks and injures man on the shore of Lake Apopka in Montverde (Florida):

2016-05-07 - Bear attacks on livestock and bee hives increasing in Connecticut:

2016-05-08 - Elephant attacks and kills 3 people in Gendrapara (India):

2016-05-08 - Pack of six dogs attacks and kills woman in Dallas (Texas):

2016-05-08 - Pit bull attacks and injures 13-year-old boy, boy climbs tree to escape, in Rock Hill (South Carolina):

2016-05-09 - Elephant attacks and kills man in coastal Bang Lamung District (Thailand):

2016-05-10 - Pit bull attacks and injures man and service dog at park in Jupiter Farms (Florida), near the coast:

2016-05-11 - Elephant attacks and kills woman as she takes pictures at reservoir on the island of Java (Indonesia):

Quote: "Pardiyanto, an official at the reservoir, said one of the elephants charged Warahapsari while she was taking photographs in an open area. She ran but returned to retrieve her dropped cellphone. The elephant caught her in its trunk and threw her to the ground. The 25-year-old Warahapsari died of severe injuries."

2016-05-12 - Black bear attacks and injures man in tent in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee):

2016-05-12 - Man, 21, attacked and injured by alligator, arm torn off, after jumping into canal, in Lakeland (Florida):

Note: 'Come on in, the water's great!' the alligator said with a disarming smile...

2016-05-12 - Pit bull attacks woman and man in Fort Smith (Arkansas):

2016-05-13 - Swarm of bees injures two people and kills horse in Pahrump (Nevada), another bee attack injures man in Tucson (Arizona):

2016-05-13 - Sloth bear goes on rampage, attacks and kills 3 people, in Chhattisgarh (India), bear shot dead:

Quote: "'The bear was very aggressive and killed the officer at the spot. We had no option but to shoot it,' Kukareja told AFP. 'It was on a rampage, attacking everyone,' he said."

2016-05-13 - Elephant attacks and kills man near Selous Game Reserve (Tanzania):

2016-05-13 - Coyote attacks pet dog in Windsor Locks (Connecticut):

2016-05-14 - Attacks by carnivores on the rise in North America and Europe:

2016-05-14 - Swarm of killer bees attacks people, kills two dogs, in Concord (California), near the coast:

Quote: "The bees were so relentless, KPIX 5’s reporter Da Lin said he couldn’t get out of his van. Even with the windows closed they were still trying to get in, pounding at the window. A bee keeper says the hive is somewhere near a carport, but the bees have taken over a couple of blocks of Hitchcock Road, attacking anything and anyone who’s outside. It’s like a scene from the birds, but with bees instead."

2016-05-14 - Pack of stray dogs attacks and kills 10-year-old child in Baheri (India), death toll reaches 9 in 18 months

Quote: "This is the ninth child to be killed by dogs in Baheri in the past one-and-a-half years. Besides, more than 50 kids have sustained injuries after being attacked by strays over this period."

2016-05-14 - Pit bull attacks and seriously injures young girl at home in East Orange (New Jersey), near the coast:

2016-05-14 - Dog attacks and injures 5-year-old boy, face attack, in Chestnut Hill (Pennsylvania):

2016-05-15 - Shark attacks and lightly injures woman at beach in Boca Raton (Florida):

2016-05-15 - Coyotes regularly attacking people's pets in Kirkland (Washington):

2016-05-16 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in Ramona (California):

2016-05-16 - Pit bull attacks and injures 8-year-old girl in San Bernardino (California):

2016-05-16 - Pit bull attacks and kills young child at home in coastal Durban (South Africa):

2016-05-17 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man in Bagno di Romagna (Italy):

2016-05-18 - Man attacked and lightly injured by shark at beach near Guana State Park (Florida):

2016-05-18 - Four pit bulls attack and injure woman at home in Deltona (Florida), near the coast:

2016-05-18 - Dog goes on rampage and attacks 11 children in Blyth (Britain):

2016-05-19 - Coyote attacks and kills pet dog in Penn Hills (Pennsylvania):

2016-05-20 - Elephant attacks and kills mahout in Nong Plalai (Thailand), near the coast:

2016-05-20 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in Cowies Hill (South Africa):

2016-05-21 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man at home in Glendale (Arizona):

2016-05-21 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures four people in Peoria (Arizona):

2016-05-22 - Shark attacks and lightly injures woman at Vero Beach (Florida):

2016-05-22 - Shark attacks and injures 11-year-old girl at beach in Jacksonville (Florida):

2016-05-22 - Man's dog attacks and kills him at home in Cleator Moor (Britain):

2016-05-23 - Family dogs attack and seriously injure 2-year-old boy at home in Aberdeen (North Carolina):

2016-05-23 - Two dogs attack man then try to attack cops, in Dallas (Texas):

2016-05-23 - Camel attacks and kills owner in Rajasthan (India):

Quote: "A villager said that the camel lifted the owner by the neck and threw him on the ground, chewed the body and severed the head."

2016-05-23 - Shark attacks have been on the rise for 20 years in Hawaii:

2016-05-24 - Pit bull attacks and injures 5-year-old boy in McAlester (Oklahoma):

2016-05-26 - Fire ants attack and kill woman in Selma (Alabama):

2016-05-26 - Swarm of bees attacks and kills man at Usery Mountain Park in Mesa (Arizona):

Quote: "'These attacks are becoming more frequent and I urge the public to be aware of their surroundings when out in these areas,' Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in a statement. Another bee attack on Thursday afternoon, this one in Phoenix, sent a 51-year-old man with numerous bee stings and respiratory distress to a hospital."

2016-05-26 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures man in Phoenix (Arizona):

2016-05-26 - Dog attacks and injures woman and her dog, cop shoots attacking dog, in coastal Seattle (Washington):

2016-05-26 - Dog attacks and injures cop, cop shoots dog, in St. Marys (Florida):

2016-05-27 - Loose dog attacks and kills 280 chickens at farm in Port Austin (Michigan):

2016-05-29 - Shark attacks and injures 13-year-old boy at Neptune Beach (Florida):

2016-05-29 - Shark attacks and injures woman at Corona Del Mar State Beach (California):

Quote: "Authorities say a swimmer was bitten by a shark just off the coast of Corona Del Mar in California on Sunday, CBS Los Angeles reported."

2016-05-29 - Crocodile attacks and kills woman at Thornton Beach in Queensland (Australia):

2016-05-30 - Dog attacks and seriously injures man on porch at home on Lakeview Drive in Chatsworth (Georgia):

Quote: "The shelter says the neighbor's dog jumped the man, and ripped off parts of his face and nose. During the attack, the man reportedly fell off the porch and broke his back."

2016-05-30 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures five people in Goodyear (Arizona):

2016-05-30 - Swarm of bees attacks and injures puppy in yard at home in La Habra Heights (California):

2016-05-31 - Shark attacks man, bites his leg off, near Mandurah (Australia):

Quote: "A surfer is in a critical condition after a shark bit off his leg at a beach in Western Australia. Ben Gerring, 29, was in the water near Mandurah, south of Perth, when the attack occurred. The attack occurred at around 16:00 local time (07:00 GMT), according to the Australian Broadcasting Corp. Local media reports said Mr Gerring was resuscitated before he was taken to hospital. He has undergone surgery and remains in a critical condition."

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