COYOTES: How Close is TOO CLOSE?
- Predators in the East. // Outdoor Life;Sep2003, Vol. 210 Issue 7, p16
Presents several incidents of animal attacks in the U.S. as of September 2003. Invasion of a home in Vernon, New Jersey by a black bear; Information on a black bear that swatted a boy in Sparta, New Jersey; Information on a coyote that attacked a family in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
- When Animals Attack: Governmental Immunity and Liability. Kozlowski, James C. // Parks & Recreation;Mar99, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p48
Focuses on governmental immunity and liability for negligence of wild animal attacks on public land. Information on the Federal Tort Claims Act; Cases cited; Claims of Julie Carlson.
- Untitled. Stocks, Caroline // Farmers Weekly;6/26/2009, p2
The article reports on the death of a woman by cattle as she was walking her dogs on the Pennine Way in North Yorkshire, England on June 21, 2009. It notes that the woman was walking her two dogs, a white and brown spaniel and a collie-type dog, on leads when the cattle charged at her after...
- BE EAGER TO AVOID THESE RODENTS. Kramer, Jeff // Syracuse New Times;6/25/2014, Issue 3479, p10
The article focuses on the accidents brought about by the semi-aquatic rodent beaver in the area of United States including Rochester, Syracuse, and Belarus in Russia. Topics discussed include the several advises to do if beaver attack such as running away on land because beaver are clumsy on...
- Dog Gone. Price, Howard // Insight on the News;7/30/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p29
Reports on the statistics of dog-bite victims in the United States as of July 2001. Study conducted by U.S. Disease Control and Prevention; Views on aggressive animal behavior; Tips on avoiding dog bites.
- CHARGING MAMMALS. Bachleda, F. Lynne // Dangerous Wildlife in California & Nevada;2002, p232
This article presents information on dangerous mammals. Moose and other ungulates (hoofed mammals) such as deer, elk, bison, and wild boar can pose a significant danger. The unique danger these animals pose is their tendency to charge when threatened or crowded, especially at certain times of...
- WHEN BEARS TURN TO MAN AS PREY. Urbigkit, Cat // Predator Xtreme;Apr2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p38
The article discusses the reasons why black bears turn to man as prey. It cites the belief of researchers that black bears can become increasingly aggressive in going after human food or garbage, which increases the possibility of serious attacks on humans, and adds that bear behavior varies...
- When Play Biting Turns Aggressive. // Cat Watch;Aug2014, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p3
The article focuses on swatting and biting behavior of cats which can cause severe wounds and injuries in their owners. According to Pamela Perry, a lecturer in animal behavior at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, kittens who often engage in vigorous play, can develop into...
- Search rate, attack probability, and the relationship between prey density and prey encounter rate. Ioannou, Christos C.; Ruxton, Graeme D.; Krause, Jens // Behavioral Ecology;Jul2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p842
Although numerous influential models in ecology assume a directly proportional relationship between prey density and prey encounter rate, a recent test of this assumption found that the actual relationship was nonlinear (rising slower than proportionately). Here, three-spined sticklebacks were...