Author: Kris Millgate

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Snorkeler Dies in Rare Fatal Bull Shark Attack

Snorkeler Dies in Rare Fatal Bull Shark Attack

A shark killed a woman snorkeling in the Bahamas on Tuesday, September 6. The tourist was from Pennsylvania. She was traveling with her fami [...]
9-Year-Old Boy Catches Earthworm of Epic Proportions

9-Year-Old Boy Catches Earthworm of Epic Proportions

There have been some impressive fish caught this summer, from a 10-foot white sturgeon to a 30-pound rainbow trout. Well, this epic “catch” [...]
Fisherman Catches Hawaii State Record Octopus

Fisherman Catches Hawaii State Record Octopus

An angler recently broke his brother’s 22-year-old state record in Hawaii. On August 30, Michael Matsunaga caught a 25.95-pound octopus near [...]
Giant Snapping Turtles Washes Ashore in Wisconsin

Giant Snapping Turtles Washes Ashore in Wisconsin

An unusually large, partially-decayed snapping turtle was found on a Wisconsin beach over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Jackie Anderson fou [...]
Zoo Knocks Police for Shooting Mountain Lion in Self-Defense

Zoo Knocks Police for Shooting Mountain Lion in Self-Defense

A mountain lion was recently killed by law enforcement officers in a California town. According to KTVU, the incident occurred early in the [...]
Young Fur Seal Invades New Zealand Home

Young Fur Seal Invades New Zealand Home

Here’s a shocking home invasion story: A fur seal recently broke into a New Zealand home while the homeowners were out—and their kids were a [...]
China Searches in Vain for Fugitive Alligator Gar

China Searches in Vain for Fugitive Alligator Gar

China has undertaken a major search effort for a fugitive fish in a city park. Staff at Central Park in the Henan Province are trying to rou [...]
Coelacanth Hunt While Upside Down, According to Study

Coelacanth Hunt While Upside Down, According to Study

Researchers recently increased their understanding of one of the world’s rarest fish. Using CT and MRI scanners, they were able to expose th [...]
Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings Reported in Louisiana

Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings Reported in Louisiana

An extremely rare species of sea turtle is nesting in Louisiana for the first time in 75 years. According to the Louisiana Coastal Restorati [...]
Cobia Catch Could Be CT State Record

Cobia Catch Could Be CT State Record

A hook-up so huge it snapped a rod is in line to be a new state record in Connecticut. It’s a 44-pound cobia, which aren’t typically caught [...]
Spotted Eagle Ray Jumps Into Fishing Boat

Spotted Eagle Ray Jumps Into Fishing Boat

An Alabama woman was fishing in a tournament when something truly unexpected happened—a large, pregnant eagle ray jumped into her boat. “We [...]
Fatal Alligator Attack Takes Place in Florida

Fatal Alligator Attack Takes Place in Florida

One woman died and two gators were killed after a fatal incident in Florida over the weekend. Rose Marie Wiegand, an 80-year-old woman, fell [...]
Shark Sightings on the Rise near Long Island

Shark Sightings on the Rise near Long Island

Shark numbers seem to be increasing near New York’s Long Island. Scientists say the rise in shark sightings is a good sign for the marine ec [...]
Iowa Swimmer Contracts Life-Threatening Parasite

Iowa Swimmer Contracts Life-Threatening Parasite

A visitor from Missouri is in the ICU after contracting a brain-eating parasite in Iowa. The potentially fatal amoeba is called Naegleria fo [...]
Rare Blotched Snailfish Discovered Near Alaska

Rare Blotched Snailfish Discovered Near Alaska

Researchers assessing ocean health in the North Pacific recently found something strange in its dark depths—a fish that feels like Jell-O. I [...]
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