[26] Although Italy has no records of wolf attacks after WWII and the eradication of rabies in the 1960s,[26] historians examining church and administrative records from northern Italy's central Po Valley region (which includes a part of modern-day Switzerland) found 440 cases of wolves attacking people between the 15th and 19th centuries. A starving wolf killed and partially ate a woman. [12] Rabid wolves usually act alone, traveling large distances and often biting large numbers of people and domestic animals. A wolf or wolves killed and ate a boy during the night near the. In the early morning, 5 wolves attacked livestock in the village and subsequently injured 6 villagers, 2 seriously. A shepherd was severely injured by a wolf. A man was believed by a politician to have been attacked and eaten by wolves. [14] Aside from their physical inferiority, children were historically more vulnerable to wolves as they were more likely to enter forests unattended to pick berries and mushrooms, as well as tend and watch over cattle and sheep on pastures. Attempted depredation of a child by a Gray Wolf, Canis lupus, near Icy Bay, Alaska. Two wolves injured a man and a woman in separate attacks. Two wolves approached children who were tobogganing, and were attacked by a dog and later shot and killed. A wolf attacked a man sleeping outside at a campsite, inflicting serious injuries before other campers scared the animal away. A woman was bitten while attempting to defend livestock from a wolf. Wolves attacked but did not injure a hunter, and retreated after one of the pack was shot. His bones were found surrounded by the carcasses of eleven wolves: seven had been shot and four had been clubbed to death, with a broken rifle nearby. McNay, M. E. (2007) "A Review of Evidence and Findings Related to the Death of Kenton Carnegie on 8 November 2005 Near Points North, Saskatchewan". Four people were injured while defending livestock. [33] In 1875, more people were killed by wolves than tigers, with the worst affected areas being the North West Provinces and Bihar. A wolf or wolves killed and ate a boy near the Saint-Anne chapel. In a series of attacks over the course of a night, a wolf injured eight people. 2011. Two men were attacked by wolves at night. A wolf attacked and injured four people over the course of a night. The victims of documented wolf attacks range from livestock to hunting dogs to pets. "В Столбцах волк напал на людей: "Она вся была покусанная - голова, спина, руки... 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A wolf inflicted fatal injuries on a boy. Two women were killed by a wolf pack in their yard. A wolf attacked and lightly injured man who was repairing machinery in the forest. [18][45] Following the Icy Bay incident, biologist Mark E. McNay compiled a record of wolf-human encounters in Canada and Alaska from 1915 to 2001. He reported the wolf at Icy Bay was fed several times and lived near a logging camp for weeks before the attack. Wolf attacks are injuries to humans or their property by any subspecies of wolf. Only when his superior arrived by car, whom he had called by mobile, the wolf stopped and left. A wolf inflicted fatal injuries on a child. 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No wolf has attacked a human in Yellowstone, but a few attacks have occurred in other places. A indicates a fatal attack. A citizen was attacked by a wolf in his home garden. Five wolves attacked a girl returning from school with friends, dragging her into a forest and presumably eating her. 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A wolf injured two shepherds who subsequently died from rabies infection. The wolf approaches, not to attack the human, but to eat their food, but an attack occurs regardless. Journal of Wildlife Research 2(2):94–101. A wolf attacked and injured a woman who had stopped to aid another motorist. In September of 1944 wolves started to attack children. A female wolf chased a man for 300 metres (980 ft) after he had accidentally approached a wolf cub while picking berries. A wolf attacked a worker, causing light injuries. A wolf attacked a dog in a yard then severely injured the owner who tried to chase it away. This is a list of significant wolf attacks on humans worldwide, by decade and century, in reverse chronological order. A wolf inflicted fatal injuries on a boy, despite his rescue by other children. A "wolf-like animal" killed and ate a boy. [34] In the United Provinces, 624 people were killed by wolves in 1878, with 14 being killed during the same period in Bengal. Geographically, most wolf attacks were in Asian regions. In a series of attacks, a female wolf from the Adda woodlands bit 16 people as well as dogs and horses before being killed. In separate attacks, a wolf killed a woman who was walking to an outhouse then injured a man in a neighboring village. An elderly woman was attacked and injured while feeding her sheep. [39] Mr Clarke's view did, however, gain popularity among laypeople and animal rights activists with the publication of Farley Mowat's semi-fictional 1963 book Never Cry Wolf,[31] with the language barrier hindering the collection of further data on wolf attacks elsewhere. In the evening, four people were attacked and injured at a youth cafe. There are no known gray wolf attacks on humans in modern times in North America - USFW. A wolf attacked and injured five farmers in a field. Unprovoked attacks have been classified as "predatory"; "exploratory" or "investigative"; or "agonistic". 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Following a series of attacks on animals, a wolf injured four villagers. The following morning, a wolf seriously injured a goatherd who was defending his livestock outside the village. A wolf bit a boy then chased his playmate, before being chased away by rescuers. A wolf or wolves were suspected in the death of a girl whose body was surrounded by wolf tracks. [15][16] Experts in India use the term "child lifting" to describe predatory attacks in which the animal silently enters a hut while everyone is sleeping, picks up a child, often with a silencing bite to the mouth and nose, and carries a child off by the head. Four people were bitten by a wolf which was hunting for dogs. A wolf dragged away and ate a girl, and had bitten an older girl on the same day. Vydel Farm, Tuzlov Hunting Farm Territory. Attempted predation of a child by a Gray Wolf, Canis lupus, near Icy Bay, Alaska. PDF | On Oct 20, 2002, Linnell and others published The fear of wolves: A review of wolf attacks on humans. The pack had previously attacked three other people in separate incidents. In a series of attacks across three villages, a wolf fatally injured an elderly woman and injured nine others. Three youth were attacked at a campfire, one fatally injured and two seriously injured. Of the 80 described encounters, 39 involved aggressive behavior from apparently healthy wolves and 12 from animals confirmed to be rabid. A herder was injured by a wolf while tending to cattle. A medic in Milan confirmed that it had been rabid. Cases of rabies in wolves are very rare in North America, though numerous in the eastern Mediterranean, Middle East and Central Asia. One person was injured by a group of three solved which attacked a village. The authors reviewed records of wolf-human encounters from a variety of sources and concluded that historically attacks on humans were very rare, and attacks in the 20th century were even rarer. A beekeeper was attacked from behind and injured. Ambio 28(2):162-166. A wolf carried off a baby, dropping the fatally injured girl after being pursued. A wolf attacked and injured farmer in an orchard. 2005. A wolf ate a shepherd boy who was tending his flock. A shepherd was injured while rescuing a lamb from five wolves. A wolf bit a man who was protecting sheep; the man died from rabies. But I did come across statistics that help place those two wolf-related fatalities in a different light. A single wolf was thought responsible for a dozen attacks on children, including nine fatalities, with several victims carried away and partially eaten. A wolf severely injured a boy while attempting to drag him away. A pack of several wolves stalked three women jogging with their dogs on a forested road, attacking and injuring one dog. Wolves are not normally a danger to humans, unless humans habituate them by providing them with food. A wolf or wolves killed a girl in a barn. A wolf killed one child and seriously injured another. Their frequency varies with geographical location and historical period. Four wolves attacked two men and seriously injured a third who rescued them. In response, authorities built an electric fence around a nearby landfill which was attracting predators. Wolf prints were found near a boy's remains. [1][2] There are few historical records or modern cases of wolf attacks in North America. Similarly, in Lithuania, attacks by rabid wolves have continued to the present day, with 22 people having been bitten between 1989 and 2001. Wolves attacked a boy in full daylight, inflicting fatal injuries. 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