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  • Recalling Alaska's most notorious drunken moose, the street-smart Buzzwinkle

    02/14/2017 7:00:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Every autumn in recent years our boreal neighbors in Sweden and Norway have regaled the rest of the world with tales of drunken moose. In most of the stories, the moose have gotten smashed eating fermented apples, the active ingredient in applejack. Recently, near Stockholm, a "mob of boozed-up moose" threatened a homeowner, daring him to step into his own garden. The online magazine Slate called the news brief issued by Radio Sweden "the best thing on the Internet today." Sweden and Norway have lots of moose and loads of apple trees. Alaska has fewer moose and a paucity of...
  • White House spins on behalf of Obama's dog after Sunny bites visitor

    01/13/2017 3:20:51 PM PST · by kevcol · 109 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 13, 2017 | Sean Langille
    The 18-year-old female visitor required stitches on her right cheek. When asked about the incident Friday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest would not confirm or deny the situation but instead offered praise of the presidential pets. "They have represented themselves and the country quite well in their status as first dogs," Earnest said.
  • Report: Teen's tongue bitten off during sex assault in North Charleston

    10/23/2015 3:14:51 PM PDT · by bgill · 76 replies
    abc4 ^ | October 21, 2015 | unknown
    Miller tried to remove the woman's shorts but she reportedly kicked him in the groin. Miller then forced himself on top of her and tried to kiss her, forcing his tongue in her mouth, the report states. The victim retaliated, and "bit his tongue as hard as she could until she heard it snap," she told police. That led to Miller moving away, screaming, she added. The woman said Miller's tongue was still in her mouth, so she ran from her home and threw it on the kitchen floor. She made it to her car and drove until she found...
  • HOME>U.S. Shark Takes Big Bite Out of California Surfer's Board

    08/30/2015 10:39:19 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | 30 Aug 2015 | MICHELLE KIM, DAVID CHIU and EMILY SHAPIRO
    Dempsey was later reunited with her board, which had a 14-by-8 inch piece chomped out of it.
  • 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...