Animal Attack Videos
Perhaps you have a cat or a dog. Maybe a fish. Other people wind up sharing their homes with exotic animals. Sometimes that works out just fine and sometimes, as these videos will attest, it doesn't.
After the Attack: A Wolf in Training
Wolves are some of the most challenging and difficult animals to train. See the struggles involved in training a wolf in this Animal Planet video.
After the Attack: Training Eagles
Learn the struggles, rewards, and intricacies behind life as an eagle trainer in this Animal Planet video. See how a wedge-tailed eagle is trained to recreate an actual animal attack.
After the Attack: Vicious Sea Lion?
An Australian surfer learns to confront her fear of sea lions following a vicious attack by recreating her experience. Watch "After the Attack" host Dave Salmoni recreate the incident in this video from Animal Planet.
Bad Dog!: Pea-Nut the Butt Biting Boxer
In a classic case of Jekyll and Hyde, this boxer is sweet and loving to his two owners, but if a stranger is around, they'd better beware.
Cleveland Clinic 2008: Dog Bites
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports dogs bite more than four and a half million people each year with almost half of these victims under the age of ten. Check out this clip from Discovery Health to learn more about dog bites.
Fatal Attractions: A Horrific Chimp Attack
When police arrive on the scene of what they've heard is a chimp attack, nothing can prepare them for what they see or what they have to do...
Fatal Attractions: Chimp Attack
Travis, a fun-loving pet chimpanzee, lived for years with his owner, Sandra Herald, before one fateful day left the world in shock.
Fatal Attractions: Coordinated Chimp Mauling
Four chimps escape from their cages at an animal sanctuary and carry out a horrifying coordinated attack on a couple.
Fatal Attractions: Killed by a Komodo
Ron Huff used to joke with friends and neighbors about the bites his exotic lizards would give him. One day police were called to his house and saw the aftermath of a horrific event.
Fatal Attractions: Man Kisses Crocodile on the Lips
Deep in the jungles of Costa Rica lives a man who has befriended a wild crocodile. He plays with him, slow dances with him and even kisses him on the lips. (Note: crocs don't actually have lips.)
Fatal Attractions: Mauled by a Leopard
Julie Burros always wanted to own a leopard. She finally got her wish and lived with one for years, until an unprovoked attack left her pet dead and Julie on the brink of death.
Fatal Attractions: Pet Chimp "Like a Son to Me"
When a couple finds out that they are unable to have children, their pet chimp Moe becomes the son they had always wanted.
Fatal Attractions: Pet Leopard Attacks Owner
After her pet leopard attacked her, Julie Burros couldn't bring herself to look at the photos of the aftermath of that attack. For the first time she sees what she looked like following the attack.
Fatal Attractions: Snake Handler Missing Fingers
When you handle over a thousand snakes a week you can't afford to make a single mistake. The only problem? Nobody is perfect.
Fatal Attractions: Snake Hoarder Is Bitten
When a young woman is rushed to the hospital she tells medics that she was bitten by a rare snake. When police search her house they find 23 reptiles, most of them deadly snakes.
Fatal Attractions: Tiger Shot After Mauling
A farmhand at a tiger reserve relives the day he was mauled and shows his scars.
Fatal Attractions: Tigers Rescued (Deleted Scene)
In this deleted scene, Big Cat Rescue in Florida rescues the tigers from Savage Kingdom and gives an update on how those tigers are doing today.
Fatal Attractions: Travis the Chimp 911 Call
Hear the tragic 911 call from Sandra Herald as her pet chimp, Travis, savagely attacks her friend, leaving her at death's front door.
Fatal Attractions: Who's the Boss?
A former star of a Tarzan movie has a track record of owning animals that attack humans. His favorite these days is a tiger... that he likes to play with in his pool.
Frozen Planet: Fending off the fur seals
Researcher Mathew Swarbrick and Cameraman Ted Giffords illustrate how they built a steel skirt out of oil drums to keep from being attacked by aggressive male Antarctic fur seals on South Georgia Island. The fighting males are extremely dangerous.
I Shouldn't Be Alive: Dog Saves Injured Owner
A world class athlete is put to the test when she falls into a canyon and breaks her hip. Her only companion is her dog, Taz, who is on a mission to save her!
I Shouldn't Be Alive: Lost In the Wilderness
A young couple gets lost in the California wilderness. When they stumble across the body of another dead hiker, they decide to send a signal. Will it work?
I Shouldn't Be Alive: Surrounded by Coyotes
A man is pinned underneath his quad bike after an accident and must survive out in the wild among hungry coyotes!
I Shouldn't Be Alive: Surviving a Grizzly Attack
A hunting trip takes a horrific turn when a grizzly bear attacks his pursuer. Now, Bram Schaeffer must find his way back to camp before he bleeds to death!
I Shouldn't Be Alive: Swept Out to Sea
Two best friends get caught in a riptide and are pulled out to sea. Now they must survive unbearable heat, dehydration, starvation and eventual madness!
I Was Bitten: Bitten by a Rattler
A man gives an account of his unfortunate brush with a rattlesnake on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Bitten by a Taipan Snake
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten," snake handler, Lawrence van Sertima explains how he was bitten by a venomous Taipan snake while on the job.
I Was Bitten: Blood from a Shark Bite
Surfer Todd Endris lost so much blood from a shark attack, it's a wonder he survived. Find out what actions helped save his life in this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Brown Recluse Spider Bite
Would you know what to expect if you were bitten by a poisonous brown recluse spider? Learn more about the deadly bite of the brown recluse spider on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Cobra Antivenom
Cobra strikes in the United States are rare, so when they occur, an antivenom is hard to find. Watch the race for this life saving antidote in this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Flesh Eating Snakebite
In an attempt to prevent amputation, doctors take drastic measures to treat a wound caused by a stiletto snakebite. Hear this horrific story and see the graphic photos on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Grizzly Attack Survivor
What does it feel like to be attacked by a ferocious grizzly bear? Relive the terror, trauma and the critical moments of Daniel Bigley's encounter with an angry bear in this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Mauled by a Grizzly
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten," Daniel Bigley recounts the story of his nearly fatal attack by an Alaskan grizzly bear.
I Was Bitten: Rattlesnake Bite Survivor
How does the body respond after a vicious rattlesnake strike? Find out in this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten," as Dr. Sean Bush recalls one of the worst cases he's ever seen.
I Was Bitten: Rattlesnake Compartment Syndrome
Perhaps one of the most devastating effects of a rattlesnake bite is the potential development of compartment syndrome. Learn all about compartment syndrome on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Rattlesnake Venom
What makes rattlesnake venom so deadly? Find out on this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Recovering from a Rattlesnake Bite
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten," witness Ralph Prado's amazing recovery from the bite of a Southern Pacific rattlesnake.
I Was Bitten: Stiletto Envenomation
On Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten," snake handler Myke Clarkson recalls his harrowing experience following a rare, but potentially fatal stiletto snakebite.
I Was Bitten: Stiletto Snakebite Symptoms
Swelling, intense pain and possible death top the list of symptoms caused by stiletto snakebites. Learn more about how these venomous snakes inflict damage on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Stiletto Snakes
Armed with long dagger-like fangs, the stiletto snake can inflict notoriously painful bites. Learn more about stiletto snakes on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Taipan Snake Toxicity
Imagine being bitten by a venomous snake. You are in Miami, but the antivenom is in San Diego. Each moment could be your last. Watch this true story unfold in this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: When Killer Bees Attack
What would you do if you were attacked by over a thousand Africanized bees? A man recounts his terrifying experience on Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I Was Bitten: Why Rattlesnakes Make Bad Pets
Have you ever wanted a pet rattlesnake? You may change your mind after watching this clip from Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten."
I'm Alive: Episode 2
While on a white water rafting trip in Utah, one man wakes to find himself in the jaws of a bear.
Killer Aliens: Alligator vs. Python
A helicopter pilot makes an astonishing discovery: the body of a Burmese python torn open by an alligator. It's likely the gator tore its way out after waking up inside the python.
Killer Aliens: Burmese Python
The Burmese python, a native of Southeast Asia, has recently become an out-of-control menace in the Florida Everglades, where it eats native species like alligators and endangered egrets.
Killer Aliens: Feral Hogs
Feral hogs, imported from Spain in the 1600's, are now breeding out of control in the Southeastern United States. They destroy vegetation, carry deadly diseases and even attack humans.
Killer Aliens: Gambian Pouch Rat
The Gambian pouch rat is about the size of an average house cat. It carries deadly diseases that could potentially cripple the population of Southern Florida.
Killer Aliens: Nile Monitor Lizard
Introduced to southern Florida through illegal breeding and exotic pet smuggling, the Nile monitor lizard is on a rampage, devouring native wildlife and domestic pets at will.
Killer Aliens: War on Invasive Species
On January 20, 2010, the United States declared war on invasive species. Can these "killer aliens" be stopped? Many experts fear it's too little, too late.
Life: Cheetahs Hunt Ostrich
Cheetahs hunt cooperatively to take down an ostrich.
Madman of the Sea: Shark Attacks Blow-up Doll
To simulate a shark attack, Matt and his crew dress a blow-up doll in a wetsuit and throw it to the sharks!
Once endangered in the state of Florida, alligator populations have exploded recently, increasing the chance of a human encounter!
Maneaters: Black Bears
One of the most adaptable animals, the black bear has found its home overrun by people and has become increasingly hostile!
Millions of years of evolution have yielded the crocodile, one of nature's deadliest predators! Mostly found in Australia, human and crocodile encounters are up in recent years.
Maneaters: Grizzly Bears
One of the most imposing and feared beasts, a grizzly bear could kill a man with one swat!
Adaptable and camouflaged, the leopard stalks its prey without drawing attention to itself. It's a silent killer that isn't averse to snacking on humans!
The king of the jungle. There isn't a more feared carnivore on land and for good reason. About forty lion attacks are reported every year and there aren't many survivors!
Maneaters: Mountain Lions
Like people, mountain lions have grown fond of southern California. Most people attacked by mountain lions are attacked either at their home or within walking distance from it.
Shark attacks are on the rise in Australia. What is causing the recent spike in shark related injuries and how can you avoid being bitten by one?
Sacred in the country of India, tigers are becoming increasingly aggressive towards people. As the biggest of the big cats, a human has no chance against a tiger.
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: A Lioness Hunting
A lone lioness stalks a newborn wildebeest calf in Zambia. Watch her sprint an extraordinary distance of over 100 yards to catch her meal. (From "The Last Lioness," Season 8)
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom: The Lioness
"Lady Luiwa," the last lioness left in Zambia's Liuwa Plains National Park, forms an extraordinary bond with a wildlife cameraman. (From "The Last Lioness," Season 8)
Pig Bomb: Hog Hunting
Wild pigs are nothing like their cute domestic cousins, and catching them can be a dangerous task. Find out how expert hunters take down these wild beasts in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: Hogzilla Lives
Incredibly, the 12-foot, 1,200-pound wild pig caught in 2004 was not an isolated case. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: Largest Pigs Ever
Pigs come in many shapes and sizes, and one of the largest of all living pigs came from a small farm in upstate New York. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: Pig Attacks
Not too many people think of pigs as being dangerous animals, but in Georgia, wild hog attacks have become all too common. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: Russian Boars
Why are the American wild hogs getting bigger and meaner than ever? Many people believe they are being cross bred with massive Russian boars. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: The Pig Hunt
Hunting wild pigs can be a tough and dangerous task. Drastic measures must be taken to take these large wild creatures down. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: The Ruinous Pig
Originally introduced to the United States by Christopher Columbus, today's wild hog population can inflict incredible damage to its environment. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Pig Bomb: Unpicky Pigs
Wild hogs eat like pigs and mate like rabbits, making them quite a destructive force of nature. Learn more in this clip from Discovery's "Pig Bomb" series.
Stranger Among Bears: Happiness
Being surrounded by the natural beauty is not as rewarding as being able to see his grizzlies return for a visit. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Stranger Among Bears."
Stranger Among Bears: Pushing Luck
Grizzly and black bears do not socialize with each other, creating some explosive moments. Charlie must remain cautious in order to avoid being caught in the middle of a crossfire. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Stranger Among Bears."
Swamp Wars: A Family and a Gator
Chief Al Cruz receives a call from his pregnant wife that there is an alligator in their backyard, with their children and dogs.
Swamp Wars: Alligator vs. Python
In a vicious battle between alligator and python, only one can emerge victorious. But in this large "scale" battle, even the supposed winner ends up with a losing hand.
Swamp Wars: One Aggressive Crocodile
Catching an aggressive Mexican crocodile is tricky, especially since one mistake could put you in the ER or worse.
Swamp Wars: Wrangling a Super Python
Ahead of a hurricane, a rescue team secures their exotic creatures so that none of them escape. They get a bit of trouble from a super tiger reticulated python.
The Tiger Next Door: On Animal Planet
"The Tiger Next Door" is an eye-opening documentary about one town's struggle with the breeding of tigers as personal pets.
The World's Deadliest Towns: Episode 1
Dave Salmoni tags along on a mission to keep elephants from raiding a village in India. Armed with only fireworks and flashlights, what Dave witnesses is pure chaos.
The World's Deadliest Towns: Episode 2
A herd of elephants is dangerously close to a town in India. With air raid sirens blaring, young men from the village charge at the elephants and Dave Salmoni decides it is time to leave.
The World's Deadliest Towns: Episode 3
Dave Salmoni listens to the story of the famous man-eating elephant. He then offers his thoughts as to why the elephant did what it did.
The World's Deadliest Towns: Episode 4
A hippo could easily overpower and kill a human. Dave Salmoni tags along on a mission to keep dangerous hippos away from a farmer's crops. Is he finally in over his head?
The World's Deadliest Towns: Episode 5
Dave Salmoni unearths a hippo idol from beneath a hut. The locals believe that this is the source of recent fatal hippo attacks. Is Dave the skeptic ready to believe them?
Untamed and Uncut: Attack Dog Bites Reporter
A news reporter barely escapes being blinded after getting too close to a police attack German Shepherd during an interview that won't be soon forgotten. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Double Great White Attack
In a truly rare event, an unfortunate surfer gets attacked by two sharks at the same time. Will he survive to tell the tale? Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Electrocuted Bear
A terrified black bear desperately searches for her lost cub in Albuquerque and becomes trapped on top of a utility pole. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens when authorities decide to tranquilize the bear.
Untamed and Uncut: Electrocuted Elephant
A freak accident leads to an elephant rescue that quickly turns electrifying when a live wire used to detain another elephant is accidently turned up too high. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Elephant Escapes Zoo
Four tons of rage goes on a rampage when an elephant bursts through an open gate, charges and attempts to trample a zookeeper. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Elephant Rampage in India
In this clip, people panic and flee as a ten thousand pound killer elephant rampages during a religious festival in Kerala, India. Check out the rest of Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" series for more footage of wild animals.
Untamed and Uncut: Gators Battle
At Gatorland in Orlando, Florida, two gators begin to attack one another during mating season, tearing limbs in the process. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut."
Untamed and Uncut: Gizzly Bear Battle
Photographers Belinda and Lance Peck look on in horror as a mother bear must defend her cubs from a hungry male bear in a vicious battle for supremacy. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Gored By Water Buffalo
Watch as a two thousand pound water buffalo goes on a rampage during a race in Thailand, goring one woman, throwing her ten feet in the air and trampling many others. Take a look at the rest of Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" series to learn more.
Untamed and Uncut: Killer Bee Attack
Known for attacking in deadly swarms, killer bees begin to attack a climber in Arizona. Soon a firefighter finds himself in need of rescue as the swarm turns on him. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut."
Untamed and Uncut: Lion Attacks Owner
In Berlin, Germany, a trained lion begins to attack his owner during the Golden Lion awards. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut."
Untamed and Uncut: Orca Whales Attack a Seal
On the Antarctic peninsula, a family of orcas have set their sights on a seal resting on an ice flow in a rare event that has been documented by scientists only thirteen times. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Pulled Into Water By Shark
Just off the coast of Massachusetts, a shark fisherman gets pulled into the water and back under the boat when a ravenous shark refuses to be reeled in. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Rabid Fox Attacks Man
After an unsuspecting man gets ambushed by a wild fox, he becomes horrified to learn the animal has the dreaded rabies virus. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Race Horse Collision
Tragedy strikes in Prescott Downs, Arizona, as a race horse begins running in the wrong direction and is headed towards a head-on collision with another horse and its rider. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut."
Untamed and Uncut: Shark Bites Diver's Face
A diver off the coast of Florida proves getting too close to a shark can be the kiss of death after performing an everyday stunt that turns ugly. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Sharkcage Break-In
What happens when a shark cage designed to keep you safe fails? Two divers in a submerged cage find out when a great white gets a little nosy. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Spinner Shark Bite
When two friends' curiosity tempts them to catch a spinner shark, one gets too close and feels the sharp sting of a 120-pound Spinner Shark clamping down on his hand. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Spinner Shark Bite
When two friends' curiosity tempts them to catch a spinner shark, one gets too close and feels the sharp sting of a 120 pound Spinner Shark clamp down on his hand. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens next.
Untamed and Uncut: Water Buffalo, Part 1
When this Water Buffalo panics and runs toward a crowd, the situation hinges on disaster. Watch this clip from Animal Planet's "Untamed and Uncut" to see what happens.
Untamed and Uncut: Wild Bear Stuck in Tree
In Colorado a wild black bear is found sleeping in a neighborhood tree. Emergency workers must work to rescue the bear from the tree before he comes crashing down.
Up Close and Dangerous: Caribbean Reef Sharks
The Caribbean Reef Sharks don't partake in feeding frenzies. In actuality they take precise bites of their prey. Learn more in this clip from Animal Planet's "Up Close and Dangerous" series.
Up Close and Dangerous: Curious Sharks
When sharks explore their world, they test things out by biting gently. The sharks don't want to risk ruining their sharp teeth. Learn more in this clip from Animal Planet's "Up Close and Dangerous" series.
Up Close and Dangerous: Dynamite Fishing
Dynamite fishing is a very destructive way of fishing -- although it stuns fish, it also destroys any coral reef nearby. Learn more in this clip from Animal Planet's "Up Close and Dangerous" series.
Weird True and Freaky: Grizzly Bear Attacks Moose
Watch as a grizzly bear viciously preys on a moose calf on Animal Planet's "Weird, True and Freak."
Weird True and Freaky: Ostrich Attack
Watch as a camera crew on an African safari is attacked by an ostrich on Animal Planet's "Weird, True and Freaky."
Weird True and Freaky: Pregnant Tigress Attacks
A female tiger that is a mother to be, starts attacking humans in India in this clip from Animal Planet's "Weird, True and Freaky."
Weird True and Freaky: Wreaking Havock On A Hammock
A black bear attack can be deadly. Learn more about black bears on Animal Planet's "Weird, True & Freaky."
Weird, True & Freaky, Season 2: Cub vs. Mountain Lion
A defenseless cub takes up the challenge of taking on a mountain lion. Will he live to see adulthood?
Weird, True & Freaky, Season 2: Dog vs. Grizzly
When the scents of salmon come a knockin' bears come a callin'. However, it ain't easy being a bear when you're contending with courageous canines.
Weird, True & Freaky, Season 2: Goose vs. Dog
A goose can be a dangerous foe as a man and his best friend find out first hand. Will their goose be cooked?
Weird, True & Freaky, Season 2: Squirrel vs. Snake
A squirrel beating a snake? What are the chances? In this roadside brawl all the rules are thrown out the door as the prey becomes the predator.
Weird, True & Freaky, Season 2: Tortoise vs. Cats
Felines have many foes, but nobody could have imagined the most hardy foe of all: a tortoise. Will slow and steady win this fight?
When Animals Strike: Bear Attack Nightmare
Although surviving a bear attack is possible, it certainly isn't enjoyable, and you will almost certainly have severe injuries. Check out this clip from Discovery's "When Animals Strike" to learn more about bear attacks.
When Animals Strike: Bear Attacks Dad
Watch as a mother bear attacks a father and daughter in this shocking video from Discovery's "When Animals Strike" series.
When Animals Strike: Shocking Bear Standoff
When humans accidentally come between a mother bear and her cubs, they're lucky to leave with their lives. Check out more clips of animal attacks in Discovery's "When Animals Strike" series.
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