Author: Kris Millgate

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Lesser Prairie-Chickens Officially Listed Under ESA

Lesser Prairie-Chickens Officially Listed Under ESA

On November 17, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially listed lesser prairie-chickens under the Endangered Species Act (ESA [...]
Strange-Looking Mystery Fish Found in Florida

Strange-Looking Mystery Fish Found in Florida

Demon Fish. Aquatic Chupacabra. And the unseen creature that touches your foot when you’re in dark water. Those are three notable guesses [...]
Epic Video: Humpback Whale Breaches Next to Boat

Epic Video: Humpback Whale Breaches Next to Boat

Several fishermen recently had one hell of an experience off the coast of New Jersey. While fishing in an 18-foot boat, Zach Piller and hi [...]
Two People Cited for Poaching Whitetail Deer in OK

Two People Cited for Poaching Whitetail Deer in OK

Two poachers have been busted in Oklahoma—and they’re both accused of buying their hunting licenses after, instead of before, killing buck [...]
Video: Great White Approaches Paddleboarders in SoCal

Video: Great White Approaches Paddleboarders in SoCal

Two paddleboarders near San Diego, California had a close encounter with a big shark near San Diego. The scary incident was captured in a [...]
Video: Black Bear Comes within Inches of Hiker

Video: Black Bear Comes within Inches of Hiker

Trial runner Victoria Pham recently had an incredibly close encounter with a black bear on a hiking trail in California. The incident happ [...]
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 ne [...]
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 f [...]
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 th [...]
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 [...]
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 r [...]
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 [...]
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 Restora [...]
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 caugh [...]
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. “W [...]
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, fe [...]
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 [...]
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