Crazy Bobcat Faces Off With Coyote in City Park [VIDEO]

It’s not often you get to see a bobcat or a coyote in broad daylight, on the side of a popular hiking trail no less. But to witness a coyote-bobcat faceoff, with a video camera in your hands? That’s a once in a lifetime opportunity! This bizarre scene apparently took place on the side of the paved bike trail at River Legacy Park in Arlington, TX. Neither of these animals show outward signs of rabies, but their behavior sure makes them suspect. Under any normal circumstances, that bobcat is too close for comfort. RELATED: Headless Cottonmouth Bites Itself [VIDEO] Clearly, the woman on the […]

Cottonmouthzilla: This Will Make You Think Twice About Swimming in the Creek [VIDEO]

Look at what these hunters stumbled onto while planting a duck hole last season. Cottonmouths (AKA water moccasins) typically grow to between 30 and 48 inches, occasionally as long as 74 inches long, according to the Smithsonian National Zoo. How long do you think “Cottonmouthzilla” is judging from the video? Water moccasins are highly venomous and are known to stand their ground when they feel threatened. This specimen, however, appears to be so thick and massive that it’s hard for the creature to even get around. RELATED: Will a Bite from This Snake Kill You? [QUIZ] Little is known about the typical life […]

Do Yourself a Favor and Watch “The Important Places” [VIDEO]

Mainstream media is full of sappy, manipulative, and overly emotional videos aimed at making you donate or buy into some cause, movement, or trend. These would-be tear jerkers make us angry, usually because they take their ability to motivate you for granted… Well, here’s some good news… “The Important Places” is not one of those. While this video about a son and his aging father on a 28-day rafting trip may get your a little misty-eyed, especially with Father’s Day coming up, odds are you will agree with every idea put forth this short film by Forest Woodward. One idea […]

Dog and Deer Best Friends Will Put a Smile on Your Face, Guaranteed [VIDEO]

Cross-species friendships are pretty uncommon in the animal kingdom, particularly when neither best friend is human AND one of the two is a completely undomesticated whitetail deer! Even if you hunt deer, or even if you use dogs to hunt deer, you have to admit that this video is ridiculously heartwarming. RELATED: Hilarious Hunting Prank: You’ll Never Believe This [VIDEO] This dog and deer combo became a YouTube sensation when this video was first aired. Since then, a followup video (below) proves that their friendship has stood the test of time.  

How to Collect Wild Honey (The Mostly Pain-Free Method)

Honey is delicious, and many people love adding it to their tea and certain types of food. However, the process of collecting honey is not one that should be taken lightly. Even if you are a beekeeper, it can be dangerous to extract honey from a honeycomb. This process becomes even more complicated if you choose to go after a bee hive that you find in the wild. The reality is that this could eventually become your best resource for obtaining honey, so it is imperative to understand the best way to undertake this task without risking your safety. Please […]

Copperhead Bites Itself! [VIDEO]

Here’s the thing about copperheads: Their venom is the least potent of all North American pit vipers, BUT they hold the title for “most likely to bite humans” going away. After watching this video, it’s easy to see why. RELATED: Will a Bite From This Snake Kill You? Copperheads are common across the southeastern portion of the US, from Texas all the way up into Pennsylvania, with even a little range into Massachusetts. These snakes are particularly aggressive; the issue is that they love to hide in places where you’re likely to surprise them — like woodpiles, raked leaves, and […]

How to Cook Bacon & Eggs In A Paper Bag [VIDEO]

This video shows how you can have fun cooking bacon and eggs in a paper bag over an open fire — a great project for anyone who loves the outdoors and hates carrying around 50lbs of cast iron cookware in their backpack! All you need is fresh bacon, eggs,  paper lunch bags, and, obviously, eating utensils to enjoy your hearty breakfast. RELATED: How to Build Your Own DIY Fire Pit This old campfire cooking trick makes for a simple and delicious camp meal without the hassle of after breakfast clean-up.  An important takeaway from this video – make sure you wait […]

Will A Bite From This Spider Kill You?

We know that the Black Widow spider carries around a pretty nasty venom for self-defense scenarios, and that this creepy arachnid is branded with a creepy red hour-glass of death emblazoned on its abdomen… But is the black widow’s bite truly deadly? RELATED: Will a Bite From This Snake Kill You? Do you know what really happens after you’ve been bitten? This video walks you through exactly what happens physiologically after you’ve sustained a bit from the much-feared Black Widow…

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

As the outdoor season approaches, many homeowners and outdoor enthusiasts look for ways to control mosquitoes. With all the publicity about the West Nile virus, mosquito repelling products are gaining in popularity. But many commercial insect repellents contain from 5% to 25% DEET. There are concerns about the potential toxic effects of DEET, especially when used by children. Children who absorb high amounts of DEET through insect repellents have developed seizures, slurred speech, hypotension and bradycardia. There are new DEET-free mosquito repellents on the market today which offer some relief to those venturing outdoors in mosquito season. But there are also certain plants […]