The Alaskan man used nothing but his voice and body to deter the ferocious animal, in a video viewed over five million times.
A nail-biting video shows snake catchers cutting open a sofa to remove the eastern brown snake, the second deadliest species in the world.
Deputies say the man was not allowed to be in the zoo enclosure when he was attacked by the 8-year-old Malayan tiger.
A Town in Wales was held in a furry grip of fear by a squirrel. One resident warned: "Dare not go out of my house, as it's lurking."
Police warned residents of Pacifica, California, to stay out of their backyards and bring pets inside after a chicken was snatched by a cougar.
Baran, a 4-year-old chimpanzee born in captivity in Iran, was moved to a Kenyan sanctuary after being rejected by her mother and other chimps.
The child died at the scene after suffering several bite wounds to the neck and face.
Donna Sanginario from Massachusetts was left needing rabies shots after the raccoon attacked while she was putting up Christmas decorations.
Amelie Osborn-Smith, 18, reflected on the attack: "Your life can be over so quickly."
The 68-year-old climbed in a pool with the reptile at a theme park in the Philippines to take pictures, believing it to be a life-like model.
"It is an image I will never [forget], his skin was just hanging and you could see his skull and his artery in his neck," the boy's mother said.
Laurel-Rose Von Hoffman-Curzi said she was "bleeding and scared and screaming" during the ordeal.
Ten-year-old Keyan'te Blackmon from North Carolina is home from the hospital where he underwent hours of facial surgery after being attacked by the dog on his way home from school on Wednesday.
Officials highlighted the dangers of wild moose, who see dogs as indistinguishable from wolves—their primary predators.
A search for a woman in Zimbabwe led to a gruesome discovery that has shaken a community.
One first grader was hospitalized after being bitten by the pit bull while two other students were treated for scratches at the scene.
"I can hear him right behind me and feel him breathing on my back," said the hunter. "Then I feel a paw on my lap."
The death of the 71-year-old vet from Cape Town comes days after another fatal encounter with an elephant in Zimbabwe.
The 15-year-old boy was attacked by what is believed to have been a 500-pound bull shark in shallow water off the coast of the Florida Keys.
The bear was "likely aggravated" by the couple's dog, which wasn't on a leash at the time and was barking at the animal, park officials said.
It is unclear what motivated the macaque's attacks or how it got back to the village it was taken from.
While the family dog—a Bichon Frise/Shih Tzu mix called Peaches—survived the attack, it did suffer some serious injuries.
The animal reportedly ate the dog while it was being exercised, in the day's second alligator attack in that part of Florida.
The hiker said his "entire foot looked like a giant sausage."
The Staffordshire bull terrier sank its teeth into the smaller dog's neck and began "shaking it like a toy," a court in northwest England has heard.
The attack occurred in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve—the largest national park in the United States.
A local police captain described the attack as "one of the worst dog bite cases" he had seen in 20 years.
Luckily, the woman was saved by an eyewitness who helped beat the alligator with a shovel in order to free her.