The Longform Guide to Animal Attacks
From grizzlies in Alaska to whales at SeaWorld, a collection stories of animals turning on humans.
The Man Who Loved Grizzlies
On Timothy Treadwell, later immortalized in Grizzly Man, who lived and died by the bears of Alaska.
Travis the Menace
The life story of Travis the chimp and the family of tow truck operators who raised him like a human child before it all ended in tragedy.
The Killer in the Pool
The life story of Tilikum, a killer whale who dragged his SeaWorld trainer into the pool and drowned her in 2010. It was the third time the orca had been involved in a death during his 27 years in captivity.
When Pets Attack
Encountering a pack of wild dogs in Manhattan.
“Joe’s hand began to tingle, and he called the group together. The toxins would leave his system in 48 hours, he said. He’d be conscious the whole time.”
A Death in Yellowstone
After two people are found dead in Yellowstone National Park, a team of investigators tracks down the unlikely culprit: a grizzly bear.