An elderly Scottish couple had a very close encounter with a bear while visiting relatives in Pasadena, California, Tuesday morning. Bob and Irene McKeown were completely oblivious to the bear’s presence and didn’t notice that the bear was right next to them on the porch as they were leaving the house. The whole incident was caught on the home security camera:
Train model builder Tom Miller has build an amazing rideable scale railroad around his property on 18055 SW Seiffert Rd in Sherwood, Oregon. The house is now on sale for $3.5 million. Take a video tour around the famous train property:
The former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko got sprayed with a fire extinguisher during a protest rally in the Ukraine. Klitschko, now a politician, was sprayed in the face when he tried to calm down protesters and stop them from attacking police in Kiev last night.
Barcroft visits Doug Seus, a professional bear trainer who works with grizzlies that star in Hollywood films. We’ve already seen Doug play wrestling with one of his grizzly bears, and this time he even put his head in the bear’s mouth:
Chris Strickland, a Home Depot employee from Anchorage, Alaska, made a great catch to save a baby that fell after rolling out of a baby carrier seat which was sitting on top of a shopping cart. Watch the security camera footage:
A raging bull elephant was caught on camera overturning a tourist car in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. British teacher Sarah Brooks and her fiance were on a safari trip and were driving behind the elephant when the animal turned around and charged at their car.
A small plane made an emergency landing on Mahurangi beach in New Zealand after the aircraft’s engine failed, only to crash again later during take-off. Pilot Dennis Horn and his co-pilot Manfred Scherbius were both uninjured.
A giant yellow rubber duck on display in Taiwan’s Keelung Port has burst on Tuesday due to unknown circumstances. The huge inflatable duck, a bath toy replica designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman to promote peace and harmony, went out with a bang just hours before the countdown of the New Year. I guess you could say that the locals had their celebration plans – deflated.
KUTV 2 News reporter Brooke Graham passes out during a live TV segment about cross country skiing from Mountaindale golf course near Salt Lake City, Utah. She was OK.
A dwarf elephant was recently found in Udawalawe National Park, Sri Lanka. This is the first time ever an instance of dwarfism was discovered in elephants.