The child reportedly put his hand through a fence in an attempt to pat the predator.
Wildlife officials are warning people in mountain lion country to stay "vigilant" and keep a close eye on their pets.
Andrew Sharpe was killed by a great white shark while surfing with friends on October 9.
Officials said the shark responsible for the attack was a six-foot-long oceanic whitetip.
Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, said she was "just doing my stuff," when the snake struck.
Wildlife officials later found the female bear and euthanized the animal, taking her two cubs into their possesion.
"If that bear would have gotten in the house, it probably would have been all over for us," Sid Lebarron said.
The very same snake attacked Lea-Ann Mears' dog, Ninja, less than a year later.
"It looked at me and I didn't give it any food, so it just attacked me," said James Glindemann.
Confrontations between wild pigs and humans are increasing, so we spoke to an expert for tips on what to do if you should encounter a wild boar in the wild.
"The individual was videoing the alligator and walked up to the water's edge while the gator was still fully immersed," said Department of Natural Resources Assistant Chief of Wildlife Sam Chappelear.
The woman was reported to have been about four feet from the edge of the pond before she was dragged into the water by the alligator.
A bear was spotted suddenly climbing onto the trunk of car on a roadway heading to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
A lawsuit filed by an Australian woman claims that a group of dingoes attacked her after she tried to retrieve the phone one of the animals had snatched from her hands as she ate lunch.
The Southern African rock python is one of the largest snakes in Africa measuring up to 18 feet in length.
"The skunk kept coming at the firemen. They said it would not give up," the victim's mother said.
"Perhaps he realised that another flogging was waiting for him, and he decided to attack first," Anastasia Mishcherina said.
Learning to interact with wildlife is not a part of the standard curriculum at most schools.
"She's not doing something wrong. She's just doing what crocs do," Kai Hansen said.
"I just made sure my gravity was kind of low and just kind of squeezed the heck out of it. I was basically strangling it," Arcangelo Liberatore said.
She was transported to various medical centers and died within hours of the attack.
An elderly Japanese woman was attacked by a stray cat in her home.