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  • Jimmy the groundhog bites mayor in Wisconsin VIDEO

    02/02/2015 12:27:45 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 28 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | Feb. 02, 2015 | foxnews
    Raw video: Sun Prairie politician bitten during ceremony
  • Huge Crowd Turns Out to Welcome World Cup Biter Luis Suarez Home (Including Uruguay President)

    06/28/2014 2:27:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Daily News ^ | Madison Hartman
    Suarez, who has been banned from all soccer activities for four months, missed the adoring crowd after his private flight home from Brazil was delayed.Luis Suarez may have been banned from the World Cup but Uruguayans don’t seem to mind - in fact he’s being hailed a national hero. Suarez won’t be on the pitch when his home country takes on Colombia Saturday in the knockout round, but it seems his sacrificial bite was enough to earn him an increased celebrity status. “With the world against him, we want him to know that Uruguayans are for him,” student, Clara...
  • Beaver Savagely Attacks Kayaker

    06/17/2014 10:53:13 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 43 replies
    Newser ^ | June 17, 2014 | Evann Gastaldo
    "A kayaker in Upstate New York was hospitalized after being attacked by a beaver in Irondequoit Creek last week. Michael Cavanaugh was knocked into the water when the beaver jumped out of the creek and started mauling him, biting him on his back and arm. "I heard my name called out from the shop and I ran out the door to see a guy getting pulled into the water," a trainer at BayCreek Paddling Center tells WHAM. "It was like watching a horror film." Cavanaugh was able to get to the dock, but the beaver wouldn't let go, so the...
  • Dogs attack woman, who is flown to hospital

    10/25/2013 4:05:09 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 7 replies
    WSB Radio ^ | 10/25/13 | ap
    STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Authorities say a woman was in stable condition after two dogs attacked her in Henry County. Henry County police Sgt. Joey Smith said the woman was bitten as she walked her own dog in the Windsong Plantation subdivision in Stockbridge Thursday afternoon. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/HjPLkm) that she was flown to Atlanta Medical Center, where she underwent emergency surgery Thursday afternoon. Her name wasn't released. Police said the victim's poodle was also attacked and taken to a local veterinarian for treatment. Smith said both dogs involved were killed and rabies testing will be done on both...
  • 'Racist' L.A. Police Dogs Think Whites Taste Bad

    10/13/2013 7:59:47 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 13, 2013 | Selwyn Duke
    Will the slights and salt-in-wound exacerbations ever end? It's not enough that white people are cast as the source of all the world's woes as people find that we, increasingly, leave a bad taste in their mouths. Now we hear that even man's best friend doesn't find us very palatable. Writes The Independent in a piece titled "'Racist' LA police dogs only bite Latinos and African-Americans": Police officers in Los Angeles have long faced accusations of institutional racism, but now it appears their dogs may be unjustly discriminatory, too. A new report focusing on the Canine Special Detail of the...
  • Monkey nips at Texas officer during traffic stop

    06/22/2013 6:08:27 AM PDT · by SandRat · 23 replies
    A South Texas police officer had to deal with some unexpected monkey business as he wrote a speeding ticket. A pet monkey bit Aransas (uh-RAN'-zuhs) Pass Officer Keith Moore on the hand in an attack captured on videotape. KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi reported Thursday (http://bit.ly/14b9fO0) that Moore had a video camera on his glasses during the traffic stop. Moore is seen handing the driver something to sign when a monkey leaps from the back seat, bares its teeth and bites the officer's right hand. Moore says the monkey "came out of nowhere" during Wednesday's incident. The bite left a mark,...
  • Pink bikini-clad gal bit another woman's cheek during beach brawl over...littering, cops say

    03/13/2013 7:28:52 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | March 13, 2013 | Barbara Hijek
    There's a new breed of Spring Breaker that walks the beaches these days. Fights over booze, flirting boyfriends or heckling seems to be a thing of the past now that Green Spring Breakers are leaving their carbonated beer footprints on the sand. Madison Alexandra Pelfrey, 21, from Wellington, was approached on Smathers Beach on March 4th by a woman with blond hair wearing a pink bikini, later ID'd as Cassi Lyn Clayton, 20, from Rock Hall, MD, who began to yell at Pelfrey about littering on the beach, according to an arrest affidavit from the Key West Police Department.
  • Accused toe biter in jail after surrendering

    03/09/2013 4:30:48 PM PST · by woofie · 4 replies
    Accused toe biter in jail after surrendering Santa Fe police said Thursday that the man accused of biting off part of his ex-girlfriend’s big toe turned himself at city police headquarters Wednesday morning during a three-day search for him. Daniel Anaya, 27, was booked into Santa Fe County jail at about 10 a.m. Wednesday on charges of burglary, false imprisonment, interference with communications and aggravated battery against a household member. He is being held in lieu of a $50,000 cash-only bond. Police say his ex-girlfriend claims he broke into her house Sunday and forced her to the ground after asking...
  • Life imitates Chuck Norris joke: Nepali man bites snake to death in revenge attack

    08/23/2012 6:16:52 PM PDT · by Redcitizen · 22 replies
    National POst ^ | Aug 23, 2012 4:55 PM ET | Reuters
    KATHMANDU — A Nepali man who was bitten by a cobra snake bit it back and killed the reptile in a tit-for-tat attack, a newspaper said on Thursday. Nepali daily Annapurna Post said Mohamed Salmo Miya chased the snake, which bit him in his rice paddy on Tuesday, caught it and bit it until it died. “I could have killed it with a stick but bit it with my teeth instead because I was angry,” the 55-year-old Miya, who lives in a village some 200 km southeast of the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, was quoted by the daily as saying.
  • Man Accused of Biting Boy's Face

    07/24/2012 10:53:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    NBC ^ | 7/24/2012 | NBC
    A Houston-area man has been accused of grabbing an 11-year-old boy and biting him on the face. Records show 70-year-old Abdus Sattar of Spring has been charged with injury to a child in the July 14 incident. Authorities say the boy told investigators he was riding his go-kart when a man flagged him down. A criminal complaint says the man grabbed by the boy, kissed him and bit his cheeks. The child ran away and told his parents, who called authorities.
  • Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce

    06/30/2012 10:57:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Friday, June 29, 2012 | Joe Jenkins
    Bad taste: Tyson says Holyfield's ear would have 'been much better' with his rival's BBQ sauce Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield trade jokes about infamous ear-biting incident on Twitter Former heavyweight champ tweets 'Holyfield's ear would've been much better with his new BBQ sauce' as his former rival looks to promote his new product. It's been 15 years since Mike Tyson had a taste of Evander Holyfield's ear. On Friday, Tyson let it be known that he would have preferred some dipping sauce to go along with it. The former undisputed heavyweight champ raised a few eyebrows when he tweeted:...
  • Heavy Snowfall Causes ‘Moose Emergency’ in Alaska

    02/02/2012 2:29:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    National Post ^ | Feb 1, 2012
    Heavy snows in parts of Alaska are taking a deadly toll on moose as deep snowdrifts force the animals into hazardous detours on plowed roads and railroad tracks, prompting one group to seek declaration of a “moose emergency.” State and local officials said the ambling animals are being killed in increasing numbers in rail and road collisions. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough north of Anchorage, 315 moose have been killed in vehicle so far this winter, said Tim Peltier, a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The average is roughly 270 for the winter, he said. The state-owned...
  • Woman Accused Of Biting Kids On Cheek

    01/13/2012 2:24:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 18 replies
    (CNN) -- A Northern California woman was arrested on suspicion of taking a bite out of two kids in the children's section of a book store, police said. Polly Beltramo, 46, of Palo Alto, is accused of biting a 2-year-old girl and a baby boy on the cheek at BookBuyers in Mountain View on Thursday, police said. The incident began when Beltramo allegedly bit the girl, whose mother was in the children's section of the store, witnesses said. Book store owner Rammurti Reed said he heard the girl screaming and saw a red welt on her cheek. "Suddenly a little...
  • Poisonous Aalgae Has Been Blamed for Making Birds Attack People

    12/31/2011 6:52:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The Times (Australia) ^ | January 01, 2012 | John Harlow
    THE mass attack by seabirds on a coastal town that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's thriller The Birds may finally have been explained. Biologists have blamed toxic algae eaten by the birds for damaging their brains and making them so aggressive that they dived at people, buildings and moving cars in Capitola, California, in 1961. Hitchcock's film, released two years later, was inspired partly by the event and partly by a short story by Daphne du Maurier about an unexplained avian attack on a Cornish farm worker and his family. In the Californian incident, hundreds of normally unaggressive sooty shearwater gulls suddenly,...
  • Woman Injured During 2-Vehicle Moose Crash

    11/18/2011 10:40:40 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Morning Sentinel ^ | November 18 | ERIN RHODA
    A woman was injured Wednesday when her car ran into an injured moose that had already been struck by another vehicle. Phoebe Payne, 70, of Mount Vernon, was driving south on U.S. Route 201 when her 2005 Toyota Camry ran into a moose, according to a statement from Detective Lt. Carl Gottardi, with the Somerset County Sheriff's Office. The car, which Payne swerved in an attempt to avoid the moose, ended up in a ditch. It was destroyed. Payne was taken by ambulance to the Jackman Region Health Center with non life-threatening injures. The yearling moose was killed. Before Payne's...
  • Police Arrest Woman Suspected of Biting Two People Inside Store

    11/16/2011 7:29:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KWGN ^ | November 16, 2011 | Tammy Vigil
    Police have arrested a 30-year-old woman suspected of biting two people at a Denver convenience store. The incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Barn Store at 4650 Tower Road. Police say it's one of the most unusual crimes they've seen. Emi Leyonia Coleman is accused of biting a store employee on the neck after asking the woman for a hug. She faces felony charges for the attacks. “I reached over (the counter) and gave her a hug. She had her face here (on her shoulder). I didn’t think anything of it. She latched on it. She was shaking...
  • 6-month-old boy dies after being bitten by dog in Chesterfield

    06/30/2011 9:25:53 AM PDT · by freedomwarrior998 · 30 replies
    News and Advance ^ | 06/30/2011 | MARK BOWES AND BILL McKELWAY
    A 6-month-old boy who was visiting with relatives in Chesterfield County died Wednesday afternoon after being bit by the family's longtime pet dog. Police and paramedics were called about 1:40 p.m. to a home in the 4600 block of Overridge Drive for a report of an infant male being bitten by a dog, police said. The child, who police said is related to the dog's owner, was taken to VCU Medical Center in Richmond, where he died. The dog, a Dogo Argentino, was signed over to Chesterfield Animal Control. Lt. Randy Horowitz said the animal had no history of being...
  • Captured on camera! Mayor Bloomberg cusses the woodchuck that bit him

    02/04/2011 4:54:58 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 17 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 3, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Once bitten, twice not so shy, it seems, in the case of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his ongoing feud with Staten Island Chuck. Two years after he got bitten by the woodchuck, the Mayor called the animal a 'sonofab**ch' on Wednesday, not realising he was being filmed. Chuck lives at Staten Island Zoo and is the city's official woodchuck for the Groundhog Day ceremony.
  • CARLSBAD: Man guilty of sex attack on wife

    09/21/2010 6:16:56 PM PDT · by B4Ranch · 20 replies
    http://www.nctimes.com/ ^ | September 10, 2010 | TERI FIGUEROA - tfigueroa@nctimes.com
    VISTA - A jury on Friday convicted a Carlsbad man for forcing his wife to perform oral sex on him, but deadlocked over whether the man also raped and sodomized her.
  • Leaping Barracuda Gashes Teenage Girl's Arm

    08/13/2010 4:44:28 PM PDT · by NavyCanDo · 80 replies
    Field and Stream ^ | July 28, 2010
    Koral Wira, 14, was fishing with her parents and a friend near Venice, Fla., when a barracuda went for her dad's bait and ended up biting her instead. Her dad, Rob Parker, submitted these photos and Wira told the story. After anchoring the boat 4 miles off shore, Parker baited his rod with herring. Wira switched seats to get out of the hot sun, and watched as her dad cast. Moments later, she heard a splash and saw a long silver flash in the air. A barracuda jumped from the water and opened its mouth. As it hit her left...
  • Suffolk woman who barked, bit victim's finger declared unfit for trial

    05/18/2010 6:17:17 PM PDT · by csvset · 20 replies · 371+ views
    The Daily Press ^ | 18 May 2010 | Mike Holtzclaw
    SUFFOLK—A Suffolk woman who barked like a dog and tried to bite another person's finger off was declared incompetent to stand trial yesterday in district court. Lillian Beasley, 43, was charged with malicious wounding, trespassing and using profane language after a confrontation in March in which police say she bit another woman's finger until she almost severed it. At her appearance in General District Court on Monday, her trial was continued after a psychiatrist said she was unable to assist in mounting a defense. The case will be re-evaluated in November. According to the police report, Beasley became involved in...
  • Wombat Bites Australian Bush Fire Survivor

    05/02/2010 1:35:37 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 600+ views
    A man who survived last year's deadly bush fires in Australia is recovering in hospital after falling victim to a rare attack by a wombat. Bruce Kringle, 60, was pulled to the ground by the animal and bitten on the legs and arms after apparently stepping on it by mistake. He escaped after killing the wombat with an axe. Animal experts said it appeared the wombat had been suffering from mange, which had made it irritable. Paramedic Robert Gill said it appeared Mr Kringle had trodden on the animal when he left his caravan in Flowerdale, north-east of Melbourne. He...
  • Man's Finger Bitten Off in Scuffle at Health Care Rally (moveon shows its teeth)

    09/03/2009 12:49:54 AM PDT · by tlb · 350 replies · 18,791+ views
    ktla ^ | September 2, 2009 | staff
    THOUSAND OAKS -- A 65 year old man had his finger bitten off Wednesday evening at a health care rally in Thousand Oaks, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff's investigators were called to Hillcrest and Lynn Road at 7:26 p.m. About 100 protesters sponsored by MoveOn.org were having a rally supporting health care reform. A group of anti-health care reform protesters formed across the street. When someone from the pro-reform side crossed over to the anti-reform side, a fist fight ensued, which resulted in the man's pinky finger getting bitten off. It's believed the man was on the...
  • Dog attacks woman at Virginia Beach gas station (Not a Pit Bull)

    06/04/2009 5:58:05 PM PDT · by csvset · 20 replies · 3,192+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | June 4, 2009 | Kathy Adams
    VIRGINIA BEACH A dog attacked a woman in a gas station parking lot this morning, causing serious injuries to her throat, police said. Just before noon, the woman was walking across the parking lot of the WilcoHess station in the 4400 block of Princess Anne Road, when the dog jumped from a vehicle and attacked her, said Officer Margie Long, a police spokeswoman. It took two citizens to pull the dog off her, and she suffered serious injuries that required surgery, she said. Officials took the dog, an Akita, to Animal Control, and charges are pending against the owner, Long...
  • Accused Of Biting Woman, Cop Quits

    05/29/2009 12:47:07 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 6 replies · 385+ views
    MERIDEN - A former police captain accused of biting a woman in the arm has resigned from his job as training coordinator at the Meriden Police Department, a police spokesman said. Francis Woodruff, 51, left the department on May 8 after an employee at the Police Officer and Standards Training Council said he bit her arm on April 24, leaving teeth marks and bruising, officials said. Woodruff was assigned to work part time with POST through his job with Meriden police, but he is no longer allowed on the property, said Chief Thomas Flaherty, executive Director at POST. Woodruff, a...
  • NUTTY WIFE'S CUFF LOVE

    03/25/2009 8:18:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies · 691+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 25, 2009 | LUKAS I. ALPERT and LORENA MONGELLI
    Some men would find a pair of handcuffs in the bedroom a turn-on but not this guy. A crazed shrew itching to reconcile with her estranged husband cuffed herself to him as he slept because, she told cops, it was "the only way I could get him to talk to me."
  • Paraplegic Man Suffers Spider Bite, Walks Again

    03/13/2009 5:25:56 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 66 replies · 2,690+ views
    CBS13 ^ | 3/12/2009 | Mike Dello Stritto
    He's been confined to a wheelchair for 20 years. Now a paraplegic man is walking again. And his doctors call it a miracle. CBS13 went to Manteca to find out how a spider bite helped get him back on his feet. "I closed my eyes and then I was spinning like a flying saucer," explains David Blancarte. A motorcycle accident almost killed David 21 years ago. At the time he might have wished he was dead. "I asked my doctor, "sir what happened?' I can't feel my legs," said David. Ever since, David's been relying on his wheelchair to get...
  • Toothy raccoon bit off manhood

    01/26/2009 8:34:31 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 49 replies · 2,330+ views
    The Sun ^ | today | Staff reporter at The Sun
    Alexander Kirilov, 44, was on a drunken weekend with pals when he lept on the terrified – but toothy – fur ball. “When I saw the raccoon I thought I’d have some fun,” he told stunned casualty surgeons in Moscow. Now Russian plastic surgeons are trying to restore his mangled manhood.
  • Angry wife jailed after biting husband's you-know-what...

    12/24/2008 3:36:27 AM PST · by Caipirabob · 72 replies · 2,523+ views
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 2:49 PM EST, December 23, 2008 | Rene Stutzman | Sentinel Staff Writer
    A 27-year-old Deltona woman told authorities she bit her husband's schvanschtooker because she didn't want to have sex with him. Charris Bowers was arrested Saturday by a Volusia County sheriff's deputy, accused of misdemeanor battery. A judge set her free Sunday without requiring her to post bail. Her husband, Delou Bowers, today would not comment. According to a sheriff's office report, the Bowerses had been to a bar Friday night. Delou Bowers told authorities that when they got home, his wife began to perform oral sex on him but then began to bite his schvanschtooker.
  • Barney The First Dog Strikes First Republican Blow Against Corrupt And Biased Media

    11/07/2008 12:21:52 AM PST · by Michael Eden · 24 replies · 1,026+ views
    American Sentinel ^ | November 7, 2008 | Michael Eden
    Republicans have been breathlessly waiting for a prominent Republican official to finally go after the corrupt and biased media propaganda machine, and throughout this election campaign, there has been little promise that we would ever see it. Better late than never. At long, long last, one of our own drew some blood: Barney, the first dog, finally decided to bite a reporter. Apparently, he was as sick of the disgusting media jackals as I have become. Mind you, that Reuters journalist is fortunate that Barney did not bite him where I would have bitten him were I in Barney's place....
  • Man Bites Off Brother-in-law's Ear Over Spilled Milkshake

    04/15/2008 6:17:26 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 28 replies · 612+ views
    Vail Daily ^ | 4/15/08
    EDWARDS, Colorado — A drunken man bit off part of his brother-in-law’s ear after an argument, according to an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office report. Henry T. Benites, 24, bit off part of the ear of Crisoforo Q. Reyes, 27, March 28, the report said. Benites said the fight started after he had slapped the hand of Reyes’ son when the boy dropped a milkshake, the report said. Benites said Reyes then pushed him twice, the report said. Benites also cursed several times and said he had beaten up Reyes, the report said. He said he drank seven beers that night,...
  • Hero pup recovers from snake bite[Australia]

    11/07/2007 11:56:16 AM PST · by BGHater · 7 replies · 301+ views
    Goldcoast.com.au ^ | 05 Nov 2007 | Gemma Patterson
    IT'S all ended like a Hollywood script for hero kelpie Tess. The brave pup has miraculously recovered after she was bitten by an eastern brown snake while defending her owner a week ago. Against the odds Tess has awoken from her coma, and she returned to her Tallebudgera Valley home on Saturday. Owner Fay Palethorpe said she was delighted to welcome her shaggy hero back to the 8ha property. "It was just so magical seeing her come home," said the 68-year-old. "During the car ride Tess refused to sit in the back seat. She sat in the front licking me...
  • Rabid Fox Attacks Three in Plymouth Twp.

    10/05/2007 9:05:41 PM PDT · by Westlander · 1 replies · 257+ views
    WXYZ.COM ^ | 10-5-2007 | WXYZ.COM
    From Plymouth Township police... Plymouth Township – On Tuesday, October 2, 2007, Plymouth Township Police Officers responded to the area of Ann Arbor Trail and Beacon Hill Dr regarding a person that was bitten by a fox. This person was jogging along the roadside when the attack occurred. Later that same day, a resident was in his yard and was also attacked and bit by a fox. Shortly after the second incident a third victim was attacked, not injured, and was able to kill the fox with a garden tool. The investigation revealed that there was one fox involved in...
  • Video Shows Rattlesnake Bite Reptile Company Employee

    09/27/2007 8:36:38 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 13 replies · 232+ views
    wftv ^ | September 27, 2007
    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- A pet store employee was recovering, Thursday morning, from a rattlesnake bite. Store surveillance video showed the man cleaning a western diamondback rattlesnake's cage Wednesday in Hollywood. But, when he tried to move the snake to another cage, it lashed out and bit his hand. The Florida snake handler was rushed to a Miami-Dade hospital that specializes in snake antivenin. Experts said the rattlesnake bite probably wasn't a feeding response, otherwise the attack caught on tape could have been much worse. The Strictly Reptiles Company breeds snakes and other reptiles. Employee Tony Cruz was cleaning the cage...
  • Police: Snake-Stealer Bitten, Hospitalized

    06/18/2007 2:24:23 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 26 replies · 440+ views
    local6 ^ | 18-june-2007
    BUSHNELL, Fla. -- A Central Florida man accused of stealing poisonous snakes from a shed was hospitalized after he was bitten several times, according to authorities. Jonathan Lafever, 20, entered a Bushnell Wal-Mart at about 4 a.m. after suffering the snakebites on his hand, according to Sumter County sheriff's investigators. Employees found him bleeding and called authorities, according to a sheriff's report. Officials said they discovered five snakes in a box in the trunk of Lafever's car. The owner of the snakes was contacted and identified all of the stolen snakes, including two Rock rattlesnakes, a Honduran Milk snake, a...
  • Bill has bite: Dog owners face jail for first attack

    04/25/2007 5:23:55 AM PDT · by devane617 · 183 replies · 1,922+ views
    Ft Worth Star Telegram ^ | 04/25/2007 | JAY ROOT
    Dogs in Texas are presumed safe until proven dangerous. But maybe not for long. Under a bill that got unanimous approval in the state House on Tuesday, dog owners could be sent to jail for up to 20 years after a first-time mauling, representing a sea change in canine jurisprudence. Prosecutors in Texas operate under the "first bite is free" principle: Until a dog is proven dangerous as determined by a documented attack or an official court order, their owners generally can't be held criminally liable. House Bill 1355 would establish felony penalties for the owners of dogs that seriously...
  • Love at first bite [bit off part of her boyfriend's tongue ]

    04/20/2007 6:46:08 AM PDT · by bedolido · 17 replies · 589+ views
    abcnews ^ | 4-20-2007 | staff writer
    An Israeli woman has accidentally bit off part of her boyfriend's tongue during a heated French kiss. Nahariya Hospital said in a statement the man, injured while "passionately kissing his girlfriend", was discharged after an operation to reattach his tongue and advised to sip iced drinks and "avoid wet kisses" until the stitched wound healed.
  • Military Working Dogs Keeping Troops Safe (WOOF! - WOOF!!)

    03/22/2007 5:41:03 PM PDT · by SandRat · 42 replies · 3,344+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Spc. Chris McCann, USA
    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq, March 22, 2007 – The terrorist is quiet during the search, letting Army Sgt. Harold Corey pat him down all along one side. But when Corey gets to his right hip, the terrorist shoves at him. It’s less than a second before Wandor’s huge mouthful of teeth is clamped around the terrorist’s arm and Corey is out of danger, telling the dog “away!” to make him release the man’s arm. Army Chief Warrant Officer Julio Hall, a supply systems technician with the 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), is...
  • Snake bite at Wal Mart (Photo and Video at source link: Not for those affraid of SNAKES)

    03/20/2007 6:14:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 75 replies · 3,002+ views
    A 44 year old man was bitten by a snake Monday afternoon while shopping at the Wal Mart in Marana. The Northwest Fire Department says the man was in the garden department at about 3:30 p.m. reaching for a bag of lava rock. That's when a 3.5 foot long Western Diamondback Rattlesnake bit him in the forearm. EMS Captain Adam Goldberg says a Wal Mart employee at the I-10 and Cortaro Farms location killed the snake. The man was taken to Northwest Hospital where he was treated with an anti-venom. He is expected to be in the hospital for a...
  • Both lose when cow moose collides with helicopter

    03/05/2007 6:03:45 AM PST · by 11x62 · 41 replies · 1,327+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | March 5, 2007 | KATIE PESZNECKER
    A routine flight to tag a cow moose took a bizarre turn this weekend when the tranquilized animal charged the tail section of a hovering helicopter, collided with the rear rotor and brought down the aircraft. The injured animal was euthanized at the scene. The incident happened near the southeast town of Gustavus late Saturday afternoon, and baffled officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "I have never personally seen or heard of an injury of this type, caused to an animal by an aircraft," said Doug Larsen, regional supervisor for the Division...
  • Our new 5 month year old kitten likes to bite- HELP!

    02/20/2007 10:18:01 PM PST · by Nachum · 71 replies · 1,829+ views
    Play Aggression ^ | February 20, 2007 | me
    We picked up a new cat from the animal shelter a month ago. After being nuetered, he got sick. After he got better, he likes to attack our hands, feet, and legs. I looked up some of the reasons why kittens do this and one site (linked here) gave some excellent ideas on helping us through the kitty crazies. I am hoping there are some FReepers with some helpful hints on our cat. We really like him, he is very playful and a beautiful cream colored tabby. We could really use some help in redirecting his pouncing away from us...
  • Police Rescue Moose Tangled in Swingset

    03/10/2006 10:13:37 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 374+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/10/06 | AP
    MILAN, N.H. - It was a tempting green hedgerow for the hungry young moose. Somehow, a child's swingset got in the way. The moose, who was trying to snack on a backyard hedge Thursday, got tangled in the swingset's chains. The homeowner called police for help. Lt. Jean LeBlanc decided he needed backup, so he called Don Valliere, maintenance man for the Berlin Police, and asked him to bring a pair of bolt cutters. It was up to Valliere, 54, to free the moose. Photos snapped by LeBlanc show Valliere balanced on a beam of the swingset, snipping the chains...
  • PUPPY BOWL [LIVE] THREAD

    02/05/2006 12:08:18 PM PST · by NewLand · 106 replies · 1,718+ views
    Feb 5, 2006 | NewLand
    report your favorite puppies and record the action!
  • Dog handler, Rex bring bite to bark in Iraq

    11/10/2005 3:45:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 10 replies · 375+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 10, 2005 | Cpl. Evan M. Eagan
    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (Nov. 10, 2005) -- Some Marines stationed in Iraq have had the unique experience of deploying or crossing paths with a relative or other loved one while here. For one Marine serving with 2nd Military Police Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force (FWD), she had the opportunity to deploy with her best friend. Lance Cpl. Megan Leavey, 22, military police dog handler, arrived in Iraq late May with her partner Rex, a German Shepherd, to provide force protection for Camp Fallujah as well as security at entry control points in the city. Leavey and Rex began training together...
  • Girl battles flying bat!

    08/03/2005 9:10:25 AM PDT · by Cowman · 57 replies · 1,554+ views
    Tampa Bay's 10 News ^ | not dated | De Anna Sheffield
    Girl battles flying bat! By:De Anna Sheffield Seminole, Florida -- Last Friday night in Seminole, 17-year-old Teresa Shields was heading home after work, when she got a strange surprise. Teresa Shields, bitten by bat "I was driving down the street, and something flew in my window, I heard it come through, and it landed in the backseat. I wasn't sure, I thought a little kid threw something plastic, because it (the object) looked brown and plastic. I turned on the light, I reached back and it hissed. I said, oh my goodness! I dropped it. It spread its wings out...
  • Minnesota Boy in Critical Condition After Attack by Tiger, Lion Kept by Businessman

    06/23/2005 4:42:45 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 26 replies · 669+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-23-05 1914EDT
    Minnesota Boy in Critical Condition After Attack by Tiger, Lion Kept by BusinessmanBy Emily Johns Associated Press Writer Published: Jun 23, 2005 LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy was attacked and critically injured by a tiger and a lion that were among a dozen large animals kept by a body shop owner, authorities said. Russell LaLa was mauled Wednesday after the animals' owner opened the door of a cage and the tiger pushed its way out to attack the boy. When the owner was pulling off the tiger, the lion moved in and bit the boy, Sheriff Michel...
  • Judge to consider nose bite plea

    06/04/2005 10:11:29 PM PDT · by QwertyKPH · 3 replies · 276+ views
    BBC News ^ | 03JUN05 | Not shown
    A special court hearing is to be held to establish why a man bit off a chunk of another man's nose during a fight. Richard Crook, 26, from Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, pleaded guilty to causing David Nash grievous bodily harm in the incident in Cockermouth, Cumbria. A Carlisle Crown Court judge will now consider Crook's claims he acted in "excessive self-defence". His brother, Leigh, 27, from Highbridge, Somerset, was found not guilty of the same charge. So-called Newton hearings are held when a defendant has pleaded guilty but the facts of his or her mitigation are disputed. Richard Crook, who admitted...
  • Victim Bites Criminal, Supplying Evidence

    05/22/2005 2:21:18 PM PDT · by kingattax · 8 replies · 629+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 19, 2005
    (AP) - ALBANY, Ga.-A sexual assault victim provided authorities with DNA evidence against her attacker by biting off a piece of his finger and holding it in her mouth until she could contact police, officials said. Faced with the evidence, Demetrius Clyde, 33, pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, criminal attempt to commit rape, aggravated sodomy, kidnapping and aggravated sexual battery stemming from the May 2003 attack. Clyde was sentenced to 40 years, said Assistant District Attorney Kathy Fallin. An accomplice is serving a 10-year sentence on a charge of aggravated sodomy. After Clyde beat the...
  • Police: Girl, 2, dies after apparent dog mauling

    05/06/2005 1:27:53 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 55 replies · 1,375+ views
    AP ^ | 5-6-02
    Police: Girl, 2, dies after apparent dog mauling 5/6/2005, 2:01 p.m. ET The Associated Press WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl appears to have been mauled to death Friday by her family's two Huskies, police said. Police in this Oakland County community said the dogs were taken into the custody of animal control after the attack shortly before 9:30 a.m. EDT. The child's mother and grandparents were in the house at the time, police said, and her mother called 911 after the child was found in the backyard. The parents were interviewed, police said, and had not been...
  • Looks Like Chimps are Too Damned Human, or something.

    03/13/2005 4:06:03 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 2 replies · 435+ views
    TV news | March 13, 2005 | swampsniper
    Mr. Muggs has been outed, no more Mister nice Guy, Fred J. How can a sweet little, vegetarian, sweetypie rip off someones nuts, and nose, and hand, and still claim vegetarian sweety status? Hell, I forgot, I think a foot was ripped off, too! Don't take Me wrong, I walk around with wild critters every day, and love them with all My heart and soul, but, I never, ever, forget that any of the little bastards would eat Me for lunch, in a NooYawk heartbeat. May I say, "Thank God, I'm a country Boy"? http://photobucket.com/albums/v244/tsiya/