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Goulburn, New South Wales: Millions Of Spiders Descend On Australian Town

Angel Hair

Goulburn, New South Wales was recently invaded by millions of baby spiders. The unusual phenomenon, which is called Angel Hair migration, makes it appear as though the spiders are raining down from the sky. Australia Museum Naturalist Martyn Robinson said baby spiders use several different techniques to migrate. However, the ballooning or Angel Hair method,… Read more »

Yellowstone: Bison Attacks Girl In The National Park Over Photo Op

Yellowstone: Bison Attacks Girl In The National Park Over Photo Op

Yellowstone’s bison can be quite dangerous if approached, as one unlucky foreign exchange student found out the hard way. The student’s bison photo had her turning her back on the potentially dangerous animal, and in response, the bison gored her right through the buttocks. In a related report by the Inquisitr, Russian experts are recommending… Read more »

11-Year-Old Boy Reportedly Beat A Dog To Death With A Stick

Animal Abuse

An 11-year-old boy is accused of beating his neighbor’s dog to death with a stick. According to reports, the boy opened Jennifer Knittel’s gate and let her 15-pound Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix out of her back yard. He then proceeded to kick Cookie and hit him with a stick. The small dog was later… Read more »

Great White Shark, Mary Lee, Spotted Off Long Island Coast

The last time the shark traveled so close to Long Island, she was preparing to give birth.

Mary Lee, the great white shark whose East Coast travels have captivated social media over the last week, has bypassed New York City to make her way to Long Island, a shoreline she last visited ahead of giving birth in 2013. The 3,456-pound, 16-foot-long white shark approached Jones Beach around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, according… Read more »

Bear’s Yellowstone National Park Romp Scares Tourists [Video]

Bear's Yellowstone National Park Romp Scares Tourists [Video]

A bear’s Yellowstone National Park romp was caught on video, and the near bear attack definitely should have had some tourists scared out of their wits. Oddly enough, the tourists were treating the wild animals like Yogi bear, and did not seem to realize the danger. In a related report by the Inquisitr, when a… Read more »

Watch As Tourists Run From Bears In Yellowstone National Park [Video]

Tourists run from black bears

Tourists were seen crowding in on three black bear cubs in a section of Yellowstone National Park to get photographs. However, the mama bear was not happy with the tourists’ close proximity to her cubs and began to chase the intruders away. The tourists didn’t seem to grasp the full gravity of the situation until… Read more »

Rescued Sea Lions Doused With Chlorine At Laguna Beach Marine Center

sea lions

Seventeen rescued sea lions were sickened after their pool was filled with chlorine. The sea lions were being housed at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, California. The sea creatures had just recently recovered from starvation and dehydration. The majority of the rescued sea lions suffered eye burns or corneal ulcerations after chlorine… Read more »

Great White Shark Strikes A Pose For Australian Photographer

Though the shark appears to be aggressive, Riggs noted that it was simply investigating his crew.

An Australian photographer has captured a stunning image of a great white shark, revealing an unusual close encounter with the massive predator. Dave Riggs, a documentarian whose production company is based in Esperance, Australia, captured the unusual image of the great white while at the Neptune Islands, 70 kilometers from Port Lincoln in South Australia,… Read more »