Rare Piebald Tarpon Released
On June 5, Capt. Clark Wright, who runs a charter service on Florida’s west coast, reeled in something that he has never seen before. “In my 20 years of tarpon fishing, I’ve never seen a tarpon like this before,” Wright tells Sport Fishing. “I told the visiting angler and my... Read more
‘Breathtaking’ Video Shows Why You Should Not Shelter Under Trees in a Lightning Storm
While a tall, leafy tree might seem like a nice place to hide during a lightning storm, a video from Saratoga Springs, New York, shows why you should resist the urge to shelter there. The surveillance footage taken by Saratoga Spa State Park near the Saratoga Performing Arts Center last... Read more
Wildlife Workers Lure Florida Bears With Doughnuts For Census
Wildlife workers will be conducting a census of the Floridian black bears and their enlisting donuts to help in the work. This survey will help the workers manage the bear population better. Twelve years ago, officials estimated there were around 3,000 bears across Florida, but bear sightings have been... Read more
7-Year-Old Suspended Over Toy Gun, Even Though He “Turned Himself In”
A first-grade student in New Kensington, Pennsylvania has been suspended and may face expulsion for bringing a plastic toy gun to school, despite the fact that he realized he’d made a mistake and voluntarily handed it over to teachers. In an all too familiar story, 7-year-old Darin Simak faces... Read more
Massive Alligator Caught Not Once, But Twice, near Hilton Head, S.C.
Finding an alligator prowling around the area is something that residents in the southeastern part of the country are relatively accustomed to dealing with—but finding a 12-foot monster that looks like it walked right out of a Discovery Channel special? That’s a little less common. Even more so when... Read more
St. Louis PD to auction off $1 million worth of Tommy guns to buy new weapons (VIDEO)
In a case of recycling old for new, the St. Louis Metro Police Department wants to auction off 30 vintage Thompson submachine guns, worth an estimated $1 million, to buy new sidearms. The guns are the remnants of up to 75 acquired by the department to equip special units... Read more
New Cartridge: 458 dropbear
Inspired by the recent introduction of the 45 Raptor, an Australian shooter using the screen name of Quan-Time worked up another bigbore round based on the 308 Winchester case. The new round is called the 458 dropbear. Read full story here Source: The Firearms Blog Read more
Intense Video Showing Dog Face Off With Cobra Goes Viral — and Stirs Controversy: ‘Are You Insane?’
A new video posted online Monday shows a dog face off with a Cobra — and it’s getting a lot of attention online. While the video did not specify when or where the incident occurred, it did note that it features a Jack Russell Terrier and a Cape Cobra,... Read more