A family member reportedly jumped in the water and “beat the shark” until the girl was freed.
One local beach temporarily closed due to a sighting.
It was Yellowstone’s second reported incident this year of a visitor getting too close to the animal, and the bison “responding to the perceived threat,” officials said.
Maddie Freese, 11, participates in kids' fishing tournaments but has never pulled off a catch like the one she did on Tuesday when she dove into shallow water of Lake Minnetonka and bear-hugged a carp.
"[The owner] was worried about our safety, so he grabbed the frypan to shoo the croc away," Shane Chambers said.
Scientists say the giant stingray, measuring almost 13 feet from snout to tail, was caught in the Mekong River in Cambodia.
A young family recorded a scary encounter with a black bear during a hiking trip last week in Whistler, but their quick thinking kept things from getting worse.
The black bear was spotted lingering near a garbage bin outside a school on Canada’s Vancouver Island.
Llyod Tanner has been fishing for catfish in the same area for the last 30 years. But last weekend may have been his most memorable.
The Australian man suffered injuries to his head, leg and arm and said the kangaroo tried to go after his dogs again after he and the animal battled.
It's not a canary in the coal mine, but a tern in the wetland that's got conservationists worried about the environmental health of migratory birds and the Great Lakes wetlands.
When mosquitos seem to swarm you, look at your clothes. If you're wearing one of three colors, you're actually more likely to be bitten.
The calf was born on Feb. 1 with her front limb bending the wrong way. Staff feared she could die if they didn’t immediately correct the condition.
The Dutch roots in the west Michigan city and its massive tulip festival are on full display during this year's exhibition of floral magnificence.
Pets and their owners in Michigan are in for a year of increased risk of Lyme disease and other bacterial infections carried by ticks.
Chronic Waste Disease is a deadly neurologic disease known to kill deer and other cervid species, like elk, moose, and mule deer.
“If you see her standing in the backyard, she just stands in the corner watching the other ones eat. It's just heartbreaking," said Scott Sisk, who has tried for a week to get the animal help.
A Ring camera captured a couple’s mad dash to the house, along with their tiny dog, in order to narrowly escape a charging black bear in Florida.
“I thought it was a mink or a muskrat, something I'll normally see in the river,” said Ste Marie. “But as it got closer, it was too big to be one of those.”
An angler in Missouri recently reeled in something you don't see every day — a lake sturgeon.