"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 miniature horse was trained as a therapy pony that provided emotional support to people in need.
There are thought to be fewer than 200 Arabian leopards left in the wild.
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.
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.
One of the great white sharks that was spotted feeding off the whale measured more than 17 feet in length.
Jambolina, a 12-year-old European brown bear saved after years of performing in circuses, "suddenly and unexpectedly passed away," said the Four Paws charity.
Today, the frightening disease that caused the Black Death "is treatable with commonly available antibiotics," the CDC said.
According to educational website BearWise, there are more than 6,000 black bears living in Tennessee.
Marcos Uzquiano is one of the subjects of new documentary "Tigre Gente" that casts light on the illegal trade of jaguar fangs in Bolivia.
It is estimated that there are only around 1,400 monks seals left living in the Hawaiian Islands.
Newsweek spoke to Joshua Zeman, director of "The Loneliest Whale," about his quest to track down the enigmatic 52-hertz whale.
A team in India managed to rescue the leopard after a four hour-long operation.
Grizzly bears within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
The footage of the spooked gorillas was captured at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park—part of the Walt Disney Resort near Orlando, Florida.
The camper hid behind a tree in an attempt to protect himself, but the moose did not stop charging.
Experts have uncovered new insights into the biological mechanisms that helps these animals survive and thrive in extreme conditions.
The annual Lychee and Dog Meat Festival is now underway in Yulin, China. Every year, thousands of dogs are killed to be eaten at the event.
Scarface, described as the "rockstar of the Mara," died in Kenya's world-renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
The local school district cancelled all outdoor classes and activities to protect children from the bear.
"May his legend forever live on," the Mara Predator Conservation Programme in Kenya said.
The injured dolphin was spotted off the coast of South Carolina.
One of the individuals suffered a suspected fractured neck, officials said.
The 21-year-old woman had been suffering from emotional unstable personality disorder prior to her death.
"It was just disbelief," the teacher, Mary Jane Yarbrough, said upon seeing the bear.
"For sure one of the crazier things I've come across while out hunting," the man who made the discovery said.
The animal was spotted up a tree in a San Francisco neighborhood before being rescued by wildlife officials.
Police told residents to "shelter in place" while emergency responders tried to usher the animal back into open space.
Carl Mock died after a 410lb grizzly bear attacked him