Author: Steven Hill

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Camper Killed in Tent By Lightning Strike

Camper Killed in Tent By Lightning Strike

Lightning struck a group of back-country campers attending an outdoor skills school in Wyoming near Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday, ki [...]
Scientists Find Strange ‘Gummy Squirrel’ In Deep-Sea

Scientists Find Strange ‘Gummy Squirrel’ In Deep-Sea

At one end of the biological spectrum are charismatic megafauna, those “flagship species” that inspire the devotion of conservationists and [...]
Video: Connecticut Couple Finds Huge Black Bear In Their Kitchen

Video: Connecticut Couple Finds Huge Black Bear In Their Kitchen

Usually when someone encounters a bear on their property, they’re inside a house looking out at a bruin raiding a trash can or bird feeder. [...]
3-Year-Old Boy Gets Rare Virus From Tick Bite

3-Year-Old Boy Gets Rare Virus From Tick Bite

A Pennsylvania toddler is recovering after a tick bite led to a harrowing 4-day stint in the intensive care unit of a children’s hospital, w [...]
Sturgeon Fisherman Breaks ID State Record With Catfish

Sturgeon Fisherman Breaks ID State Record With Catfish

An Idaho angler fishing for sturgeon set a new state record for channel catfish instead, reeling in a 42.5-inch-long fish at C.J. Strike Res [...]
Man Fights Off Bobcat With His Bare Hands to Save Dog

Man Fights Off Bobcat With His Bare Hands to Save Dog

A Canadian man is recovering from injuries sustained while rescuing his beagle from a bobcat attack in his backyard July 20. Joel Anstett, 3 [...]
Hunters Harassed With Bear Spray in Vermont

Hunters Harassed With Bear Spray in Vermont

A Vermont woman has been charged with assault, disorderly conduct, and interfering with a hunter after allegedly using bear spray on the for [...]
Great White Shark Washes Up on Long Island Beach

Great White Shark Washes Up on Long Island Beach

A juvenile great white shark that washed up on a Long Island beach last week has been recovered by the New York Department of Environmental [...]
Watch Breaching Whale Slam Fishing Boat

Watch Breaching Whale Slam Fishing Boat

A breaching humpback whale landed on a 19-foot fishing boat in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Sunday, sending the vessel skimming backward acro [...]
Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

Bowfisherman Kills Capybara in Illinois

Bowfishermen have been known to bag all sorts of exotic quarry, but an Illinois sportsman just raised the bar for strangest catch of the yea [...]
Bowfishermen Arrow Huge 271-Pound Alligator Gar in Texas

Bowfishermen Arrow Huge 271-Pound Alligator Gar in Texas

Gar guide Scott Meshell of South Texas Bowfishing has put clients on longer alligator gar in his career, but he’s never wrangled one heavier [...]
Two Ancient Dwarf Crocodile Species Discovered

Two Ancient Dwarf Crocodile Species Discovered

Two recently discovered species of ancient dwarf crocodiles were twice as big as their modern-day relatives—and were likely one of the most [...]
Potential Record-Breaking Hammerhead Shark Caught

Potential Record-Breaking Hammerhead Shark Caught

A half-ton hammerhead was recently caught and released off the South Carolina coast. It would have shattered the state record and may have e [...]
Study: Orcas Are Killing Great Whites to Eat Their Livers

Study: Orcas Are Killing Great Whites to Eat Their Livers

Killer whales are emptying one of South Africa’s top shark-diving destinations of great whites. According to a recent study, two orcas nickn [...]
Massive Wels Catfish Ambush Pigeons in France

Massive Wels Catfish Ambush Pigeons in France

Frederic Santoul had been researching wels catfish for nearly a decade when he got a phone call in 2011 from an angler who fishes the Tarn R [...]
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