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Five more crazy animal tales: Remember the beaver that stole the hunting rifle?

On Wednesday, our Alex Aquisto broke the internet with her story about the woman who was attacked by a rabid raccoon, then won the ensuing fight by drowning the critter — in a puddle — with her bare hands. Around the office, we started talking about other odd animal stories we’ve written over the years. […]

Beaver steals fisherman’s bait trap

A year ago, in a story that sounded too crazy to be true, I shared the tale of an Aroostook County hunter who lost his hunting rifle to a pesky beaver. It turned out that the toothy varmint was apparently in the market for some good hardwood shelving for the ol’ beaver house, and dragged […]