Wolf encounters rare, but not unknown in Washington

*Staff Note* – In the first paragraph below, the author states that “occasionally wee and more often hear barking wolves.” Wolves don’t bark! If people are seeing canines bark or hearing them bark, they are hearing dogs or hybrid dogs, not wolves. Hybridization of wolves, dogs, coyotes, and all other combinations of canines feral or […]

Why do dingoes attack people, and how can we prevent it?

We know that there are carnivores throughout the world with the potential to kill us. And while most of us will never come face to face with a hungry wolf, lion, tiger or bear, such attacks do unfortunately still occur. In the scale of things, such attacks are very uncommon – although that is little […]

Rescue response delayed for woman treed by wolves in Okanogan Co.

Officials said the wolves who surrounded a young woman in Okanogan County, forcing her to climb a tree for safety, in July were part of a known wolf pack. The wolves are part of the known Loup Loup pack. It is believed there are six to eight wolves in that pack. According to a map from […]

Wolf Attacks Two Children in Poland

WOLF BEISST KINDE Am Dienstagabend wurden in Strzebowiska und Przysłup im polnischen Karpatenvorland nahe der slowakischen Grenze vermutlich zwei Kinder von einem Wolf angegriffen, wie polnische Medien berichten. Die verletzte Kinder wurden ins Krankenhaus gebracht, ihr Leben sei aber nicht in Gefahr. Bei den Verletzten handelt es sich um ein acht Jahre altes Mädchen und einen zehnjähriger […]

Urban Coyote Attacks Increasing on Humans and Deer

On March 14, a 5-year-old boy was walking with his father on the campus of California State University-Los Angeles when a coyote came up and bit the boy on the leg. The boy was taken to the hospital for a rabies shot. Later on the same campus, a woman was approached by a coyote. As the […]

Video Press Release: Wolves Impacting Humans

When Coyote Attacked Girl Police Officer Grabbed Animal Trying to Kill It

Off-duty Irvington officer Arcangelo Liberatore and his wife were getting their own children safely into their car when he heard screaming, saw the attack and doubled back, according to the Journal News. As King-Petrellese repeatedly punched the coyote, Liberatore – a martial arts practitioner – jumped on top of it, clutched its neck and slammed […]

Wolves attack calf on different pasture

A third Baker County rancher has had cattle attacked by wolves from the Pine Creek pack near Halfway. Biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) confirmed that wolves attacked a calf belonging to Barry and Shella DelCurto of Halfway early Wednesday. Barry DelCurto said he found the six-week-old, 150-pound calf Wednesday morning […]

Horrific wolf attack in Chinese village leaves six people disfigured

Horrific wolf attack in Chinese village leaves six people disfigured and one missing an ear after pack of five ‘starving mad’ beasts surrounded small farming community Two seriously injured in attack by wolves driven mad by hunger One victim has ear torn clean off, while others suffer scratches to face Starving beasts attacked humans after […]

Campus officer shoots, wounds coyote at Cal State L.A. after it bites small boy, officials say

A campus safety officer shot and wounded a coyote Wednesday evening at Cal State Los Angeles shortly after the animal bit a small boy, officials said. The attack was reported about 6:40 p.m. near a grassy area in a central part of campus, said university spokesman Robert Lopez. The boy’s family took him to a […]