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South Africa: Elephant overturns vehicle


South African officials say an elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists, injuring one of them. A statement from Kruger National Park says the tourists are of "Chinese origin." The statement says an elephant in the park attacked the vehicle on a road at 6:30 a.m. Monday, and a medical team in a helicopter rushed to help the injured male driver. He was taken to a hospital for further treatment.


Man tries to take photo of beaver; it kills him

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A fisherman in Belarus was bitten to death by a beaver, and all he was doing was trying to take its picture, Sky News reports. The man spotted the beaver while fishing with friends at Lake Shestakov, but as he approached to take a photograph, the beaver bit him on the thigh. The animal managed to sever an artery, and his friends couldn't stop the blood flow.


Father of intern mauled by lion calls her 'fearless'

She was killed by one of her favorite exotic cats at a wildlife sanctuary in California.


Lion Kills Person At California Animal Sanctuary

A lion killed a person on Wednesday at a private animal sanctuary in Central California, authorities said. The person was attacked and fatally injured after getting into a cage with the lion at Cat Haven sanctuary in Dunlap, Calif., Cal Fire spokesman Ryan Michaels told The Associated Press.


Toy trucks by the thousand honor mauled Pa. boy

Toy construction trucks are pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh zoo....


Man mauled to death by captive grizzly in Montana

The trainer at a Montana wildlife casting agency where a man was fatally mauled while cleaning a grizzly pen says the victim may have fallen and hit his head or otherwise lost consciousness before he was killed.


California surfer: I punched shark until it let me go

A California surfer who survived a shark attack says he punched the beast in the head until it finally released him.


Panicking cow kills Palestinian in Muslim feast


A panicking cow killed a Palestinian man who was trying to slaughter the beast on Saturday during the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha, a Gaza health official said.


Georgia woman who rescued animals is killed in dog attack

Police outside Atlanta say a college student who took in abandoned animals was attacked and killed by a dog. DeKalb County police tell The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that 23-year-old Rebecca Carey was killed at her Decatur home sometime over the weekend.


Charla's new face: Chimp-attack victim appears at public hearing

Charla Nash, the victim of a horrific attack by a 200-pound chimpanzee, appeared Friday at a Connecticut legal hearing, where officials are deciding whether she can sue the state for $150 million... Speaking clearly and looking remarkably recovered from the disfiguring attack and her 2011 face transplant, Nash spoke exclusively to NBC News about her recovery and her hopes for the future.

Senh: It's better no face, even though it still doesn't look quite right. Still, this is amazing. Good luck to her.


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