Thursday, July 15, 2010

Killer Beaver is safe for work - but not for your dog!

You can have your rattlesnakes and your black widow spiders, your pesky bears and the odd cougar, but we here in North America take them in stride. One rather expects predators to be dangerous predators.

But when cute and tasty critters start behaving badly, it IS alarming!

Killer beaver warning issued in Alberta!

CALGARY — City officials in Red Deer, Alta. are warning pet owners to be on guard for an aggressive beaver that killed a dog and injured at least one other in an off-leash park.
On Monday, the city's parks department received a complaint from Alberta Animal Services that a beaver in northeast Red Deer had fatally attacked a dog while it was swimming in the water, said parks superintendent Trevor Poth.
Poth said it's believed the same beaver is responsible for injuring another dog that was also swimming at the time a couple weeks earlier.

Yes, gentlemen. They do grow teeth.

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