Animal Attacks

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    October 28, 2014

    Suspected Cat Killings in Palmetto Bay Turns Out to Probably be Just More Dogs

    In a bit of a twist on the old saying, dog bites cat isn't news ...unless everyone thought it was a case of man using cat as practice bow and arrow target. Police in Palmetto Bay say that a string of cats found dead in the city last week were probably killed by one or more loose dog, and not, as t ... More >>

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    February 16, 2013

    Florida Man Faces Up to Five Years In Prison For Black Mamba Snake Bite Hoax

    On November 21, 2011, John Kenneth Rosenbaum burst into a South Georgia hospital begging for treatment. He had puncture wounds on his arm and the words "BLACK MAMBA" scrawled in marker on his skin.But the bullsh*t bite is now coming back to haunt Rosenbaum. The 24-year-old Jacksonville resident face ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010
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    August 10, 2010

    Tampa Man Attacked by Killer Bees: Five Ways to Avoid Similar Fate

    Bee attack: Where there is one, there are many.​This weekend's vicious attack on Tampa-area gardener Ralph St. Peter by a swarm of bees has Riptide wondering: How in hell does somebody get attacked by bees? More important, how do we keep their hellish fury from raining down on us?The good news: "T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Pet Dog Killed by Crocodile In Front of Owners

    via WSVN​In today's news roundup: A beloved pet dog is eaten by a crocodile, six people are arrested for mortgage fraud, a cat burglar terrorizes homestead, and apparently a dog bite is news. 

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    June 3, 2010
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    August 13, 2009

    Save Jaws

    A local victim of a shark attack — oops, a shark accident — defends the beasts on Capitol Hill.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    News Roundup

    An OK was given to move the urban development boundary even farther west, but not to accommodate a giant Lowes. [SFBJ]Moments after a rescued dolphin was returned to the wild, it was attacked and killed by sharks. NBCMiami's newly designed website is really sad about it. It says so. [NBCMi ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    Moan at the Moon

    because howling is so not sexy.

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    February 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008

    Updated: Ringling Bros. Elephant Injures Trainer

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is reporting that an elephant named P.T. attacked Ringling Bros. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey trainer Joe Frisco Jr. while the circus was at Miami's America Airlines Arena on January 7. Ringling Bros. issued a statement Wednesday stating the ... More >>

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