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.
"We were surprised to find that the sharks we tracked spent so much time near the lights and sounds of the busy city, often close to shore, no matter the time of day," the study author 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.
June’s supermoon has been dubbed the strawberry moon because it traditionally happens during the time of year when many species of berries are ready and at their ripest for harvest, especially sweet strawberries.
Historic flooding has forced the closure of all entrances to Yellowstone National Park through at least Wednesday.
The black bear was spotted lingering near a garbage bin outside a school on Canada’s Vancouver Island.
Police in Henrico County, Virginia have found what they believe is the body of a second missing boater.
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.
Video from a doorbell camera caught the moment lightning struck a Fairfax County house.
Cicada procrastinators who did not emerge with their Brood X brethren in 2021 are finally making their way above ground.
A 25-year-old Ohio woman visiting Yellowstone was gored by a bison after getting within 10 feet of the animal, park officials said.
Two fishermen in Texas were shocked when they reeled in a rare, black alligator gar last week. They snapped some pics and then let the 5-foot-long fish go free.
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.
Another wild turkey sighting has been reported in D.C. – this time it happened Wednesday near the Anacostia Metro Station.
National Park Service officials say a wild horse who has become "extremely aggressive" with staff and visitors at Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland has been relocated to a Texas wildlife sanctuary.
The majority of wild and feral cats throughout the Hawaiian Islands tend to hunt certain protected species of wildlife and also spread disease, experts say.
A disoriented fox showing signs consistent with rabies was captured and removed from an Arlington neighborhood by animal control officers Tuesday.