Two people were killed in separate bear attacks in Alaska. The first victim was a race runner while the second one was a mine contract employee.
In a statement, the Met Police confirmed autopsy at Haringey mortuary revealed that the cause of death is "hypovolemic shock and damage to the airway consistent with a dog bite."
Most snakes in the presence of humans will retreat to avoid conflict. Unless humans attempt to touch them or get closer to them, they will fight back in order to defend themselves, he said.
Aggression is fairly common among primates, but a lethal attack among Bornean female orangutans was documented for the first time in a recent study.
A pack of rats recently killed 14 orange-bellied parrots housed at a captive breeding facility in Tasmania. These birds are part of a national recovery program working to replenish the species' dwindling population.
When yellow jackets sense an intruder, they emit chemical signals known as alarm pheromones that rouse colony members into defense mode and mark intrduders for attack.
In a rare turn of events, seals in the coastal waters of Cape Town in South Africa have been caught killing and even eating sharks in the region - proof that sometimes the hunter can become the hunted.
A wandering polar bear attacked a Czech tourist in a tent on an Arctic island off Norway on Thursday, on the eve of a total solar eclipse, and while the victim luckily only sustained minor injuries, the bear was not so fortunate.
A giant great white in the mood for a spot of cannibalism attacked another great white shark in south Australia on Tuesday.