Tag: River

  • Watch a Pack of Piranhas Devour a Dead Caiman in the Amazon River

    Nothing showcases the brutality of nature like a pack of piranha’s at work, and a recent video posted to the @natureismetal instagram shows exactly what these predatory fish are capable of. In the video, a dead caiman floats belly-up while multiple piranhas dart in and out of an opening in the reptile’s body cavity, ripping…

  • “I Thought I was a Goner!” River Otters Attack Yet Another Swimmer in California

    Earlier this summer, Field & Stream reported on two separate river otter attacks in the Golden State, including one in mid-July at Serene Lake near Lake Tahoe. At around noon on September 3rd, the otters at Serene Lake struck again.  Matt Leffers, a 69-year-old general contractor from San Francisco, was staying at a lakeside family…

  • Two Rare River Otter Attacks Reported in California

    Do you think river otters are cute, fuzzy, and harmless? Think again. This summer, two people in California were violently attacked by river otters. Yes, river otters.  According to SFGate, the first incident occurred in Mid-July on Serene Lake, near Lake Tahoe, when an otter attacked a swimmer. The victim of the attack, who has…