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How did Coast Guard find this man who was lost at sea?

A crewman on a container ship who fell overboard without anyone’s knowledge became a needle in a haystack for the Coast Guard off the Florida coast …

Hydroplane flips and ejects driver in spectacular crash on Rogue River

The driver of a hydroplane miraculously walked away unscathed after his boat caught air, flipped over backward and ejected him in a spectacular crash …

Hiker falls from Half Dome cables in Yosemite in first fatality since 2010

A hiker slipped from the famous Half Dome cables in Yosemite National Park and fell to his death Monday afternoon during thunderstorm activity, the …

Moose charging cyclist prompts TV crew to intervene

A cyclist on a trail next to Glenn Highway in Anchorage, Alaska, fell to the ground as a mother moose charged and lunged at him in a defensive …

Six squirrels found with tails tied together in ‘crazy phenomenon’

Craig Luttman heard a strange screeching noise outside his home in Nebraska and upon investigating discovered a very odd sight: six baby squirrels …

This is why you carry bear spray in bear country

In a warning to fellow hikers, Linda Vance posted a very persuasive photo on the Continental Divide Trail Class of 2018 Facebook page with these …

Whale breaches dangerously close to fishing boat, but do anglers even notice?

A close call between salmon fishermen and a breaching humpback whale was caught on camera Monday off Monterey, Calif., and it’s likely that the …

Firefighter rescues endangered Key deer fawn as it ran into fire

Firefighter Jen Shockley with the Key deer fawn she rescued. Photo provided by Monroe County Fire Rescue.A Florida Keys firefighter is credited with …

Baby elephants wrestling is sure to prompt a smile

Two baby elephants engaged in a bit of friendly roughhousing in “rarely” captured video of such a scene in South Africa’s famous Kruger National …

Wildlife cameraman makes attempt to save tree-climbing lions

News this week that a pride of lions—three lionesses and eight cubs—were poisoned in Uganda hit wildlife cameraman Alexander Braczkowski particularly …

Boy catches two prehistoric fish on same day in rare, ‘unthinkable’ feat

Adam Cole holds the 100-pound paddlefish his son Zaniel snagged on the Arkansas River. Photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife …

Tourists are ‘loving sea lions to death’ in La Jolla

Andrea Hahn, a long-time animal rights activist who has filmed seals and sea lions since 1994, videotaped what she says is some of the worst …

Why is this endangered Hawaiian monk seal pup wielding a knife?

An endangered Hawaiian monk seal pup was spotted playing with something orange along some rocks on the island of Hawaii last Sunday, and at first …

This is why you lock vehicles in bear country—total destruction

The owner of a pickup truck in South Lake Tahoe awoke Monday to discover a bear trapped in the cabin of the truck, so he/she called for help and El …

Watch lone porcupine show 7 lions who is king of the jungle

Seven male lions figured they had an easy meal after cornering their prey under darkness of night in the famed Kruger National Park in South Africa, …

Watch giraffe shatter car window as passenger attempts to roll it up

The rules of the safari drive-through at West Midlands Safari Park in Worcestershire, England, allow tourists to feed the animals by sticking a hand …

Rangers protecting mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park ambushed; 6 killed

Rangers put their lives on the line each day while protecting wildlife and communities within the Virunga National Park, famous for its mountain …

Snowmobilers’ harassment of giant brown bear nearly ends in disaster; video

Disturbing video has surfaced showing two snowmobilers chasing a massive brown bear through the snow soon after the animal had emerged from …

Bear hibernating in tree is now streaming live; when will the sleepy bruin come down?

A Glacier National Park black bear <i>still</i> hibernating high in the hollow of a cottonwood tree is now streaming live on YouTube, so its many fans might …

Whales without tails? Increase in flukeless gray whale sightings raises alarm

Flukeless gray whale off Newport Beach. Photo: ©Brooke Palmer/East Meets West ExcursionsWhen Justin Crapps flew his drone over two gray whales on …

Monster sturgeon nearly lands on kayak fisherman; video

Steve Carroll, a.k.a. Sturgeon Steve, took a friend kayak fishing for sturgeon on the Snake River in Idaho last weekend and videotaped him nearly …

Great white shark ecotourism off Cape Cod is a growing concern

With a burgeoning seal population, the Cape Cod region attracts hundreds of great white sharks each summer, in turn drawing tourists interested in …

Watch precious moment when a street dog realizes it’s being rescued

A street dog became helplessly tangled in a soccer net and people in the village outside Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, didn’t know how to free it. Plus, …

YouTube sensation Logan Paul kicked out of Yosemite National Park

Logan Paul, a YouTube sensation with more than 17 million followers of his “Logan Paul Vlogs,” went on a camping trip to Yosemite National Park for …

Giant rattlesnakes emerge in Jacksonville; why some aren’t impressed

For the second time in a week, photos have surfaced showing a massive rattlesnake on the slithery prowl near Jacksonville, Fla.The latest photos, …

‘Holy moly!’ That’s a lot of elk crossing road

A migrating elk herd created quite a roadblock for motorists in Banff, Alberta, Canada, last week.The elk herd was crossing Mt. Norquay Road near the …

Fishermen’s incredible $2.8 million catch that got away

In the 2016 White Marlin Open, touted as the world’s largest billfish tournament, angler Phil Heasley and his team aboard the Kallianassa out of …

Could bear den high up in tree have cubs? Glacier National Park says ‘maybe’

Glacier National Park has two live webcams aimed at a hollowed-out hole high up in a Cottonwood tree in which a black bear has made its winter …

Rarely seen sand tiger sharks surprise fishermen off South Carolina

Fishermen on a charter boat off South Carolina hit the jackpot Wednesday when they caught and released three sand tiger sharks ranging between 6 and …