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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. […]

2009 Maine owl attacks mentioned in popular ‘Criminal’ podcast

Nearly six years ago, while sitting at my desk, I heard rumblings about some odd goings-on in the Rolland F. Perry City Forest. Owls were running amok. Or flying amok. Or just doing whatever territorial owls are supposed to do when humans invade their territory. Take your pick. After a few phone calls, I wrote […]