The number of dogs suffering from wolf attacks in Wisconsin is on the rise. How long will this be allowed to continue before the state takes back wolf management?
As of the end of August 34 dogs have been killed or injured by wolf attacks in Wisconsin. Only five of the 34 dogs were injured and not killed.
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Twenty-five fatal black bear attacks have occurred in North America during the last 20 years. Here are the stories behind each.
Black bear attacks seem to be on the rise as of late. And as we spend more time outdoors, run-ins with bears are expected to become more frequent. Most interactions, however, result in a quick parting of ways. And fortunately, the statistics show that if a mauling does occur, the chances of it turning fatal are relatively slim. Over the last twenty years, black bears have killed twenty-five people across North America. That works out to 1.25 fatal attacks per year.
The following list showcases the twenty-five fatal black bear attacks that have occurred between 1997 and 2017. Some interesting statistics: the youngest person killed was a child of only five months of age; the oldest, a 93-year-old female. The average age is 41. The most deaths have occurred in British Columbia, Canada (6), with Quebec, Canada (3) and Alaska (3) tied for second most. Fourteen females have been killed and 11 males.
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