Have you ever been attacked by a wild animal? If you have, perhaps we’re too late to get this post in front of you. If you haven’t, then this post is a must-read so you know what to do if you ever have an encounter with one of these deadly animals.
Wilderness Survival Guide: Survive Any Wild Animal Encounter
Anyone that ever steps foot outside of their home knows that wild animals are out there and they can and sometimes do attack people.
Now if you’re a hunter like most of us preppers are, we know a little more about wild animals… When you’re going to be shooting a razor sharp object at a 1200lb brown bear at 40 yards away, you better know everything about every possible scenario to prepare for the worst.
Let’s start with one of my favorite beasts, the bear.
How To Survive A Bear Attack
We hope you would never have to use this guide. But here it is.
Go here to see the ultimate bear survival guide. It covers how to survive an encounter from black bears, polar bears, grizzly, and brown bears.
How To Survive A Dog Attack
Dog attacks are fairly common. I grew up in a neighborhood where just about everyone had a dog for their family pet. And there was the occasional urban dog encounter you could say.
Dogs can run escape the home and wreak havoc on any animals that are outside. Wild dog attacks are rarer of course, but still, happen.
How about a dog pack attack?
Less common, but it’s happened.
Go here for a full guide on how to handle a dog encounter, whether it’s urban, wild, or a pack.
How To Survive A Wolf Encounter
What to do if you see a wolf?
This guide is a good resource for how to survive a wolf attack.
How To Survive An Ostrich Encounter
If an ostrich attacks you. do this.
How To Survive a Cassowary
Meet the worlds deadliest bird, the Cassowary.
Here’s what you need to know. They have a dagger on their feet in the middle toe that they use to inflict fatal lacerations to those who threaten them. They have killed people and have injured countless others.
Go to the rest of the article here on how to survive a Cassowary attack.
How To Survive A Mountain Lion Attack
Mountains lions don’t regularly attack people, but if you do encounter one in the wild, you’ll want to know how to survive.
Go here to get 14 interesting facts about mountain lions so you’ll be more prepared when you see one.
This video below will give you the basics on how to survive a mountain lion attack.
How To Survive A Cheetah Attack
This clip shows you how to outrun a cheetah.
How To Survive An Alligator Attack
This video shows you how to survive an alligator attack.
How To Survive A Crocodile Attack
Have you ever been faced with an alligator? As unlikely as it may seem, you’ll be glad you prepared if you find yourself nose to nose with one.
How To Survive A Shark Attack
Do these things to survive a shark attack.
How To Survive A Venomous Snake Attack
These animals produce more fear of being bitten than most other animals. There are a few kinds of snakes that you just don’t ever want to even be near, forget being bitten by them. Like the black mamba for example.
Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to do.
Mayo clinic has a good guide on what to do if you’re bitten by a snake.
Watch this video on how to treat a snake bite.
How To Survive A Non-Venomous Snake Attack
When you think of someone getting bit by a snake, you think of a poisonous snake. You think about how they better get to the hospital right away for anti-venom.
But what about non-poisonous snakes that bite you?
There are some snakes that can still do serious damage to you without a drop of poison, like the anaconda.
This video by Tech Insider shows you how to survive a snake bite.
How To Survive A Monkey Attack
Watch this Gorilla survival guide by National Geographic.
How To Survive A Wild Boar Attack
Wild boars don’t pose that much of a threat to us because they don’t automatically become aggressive towards us if they see us.
However, don’t underestimate them because of their seemingly funny look their faces have. A wild hog can absolutely kill a full-grown American male.
But if they don’t feel threatened, we’re in no harms way.
How To Survive A Moose Attack
Here’s how you handle a deer or moose attack.
How To Survive A Kangaroo Encounter
You could always try to box the kangaroo like this guy did…
How To Survive A Bison Attack
What to do if you encounter a buffalo.
The bison is the largest animal roaming North America. In other words, the bison is a big badass brute that I wouldn’t want to stumble upon during a hunting trip.
They weigh anywhere from 1,000 lbs to all the way up to 2,000 lbs.
How To Survive A Vulture Attack
How do you fight something that can fly? Not to mention… it’s a vulture. These are creatures of darkness and destruction.
Luckily, we made a survival guide on how to survive a vulture attack here.
Your best shot would be to grab one of its wings and try to get behind it so you can attack it without also being mauled by its front flaws.
How To Survive A Hyena Attack
This post tells you what to do if you encounter a hyena, or worse, a pack of hyenas.
How To Survive An Owl Attack
For information on what makes the owl so deadly, watch this.
How To Survive A Fox Attack
What to do if a fox approaches you?
This guide gives you all the details.
How To Survive A Horse Attack
People wonder, will a horse attack a human?
Horses are herd animals and herd animals can definitely become aggressive towards you. Are wild horses dangerous to you as well? Yes, if they feel threatened.
You can go here for more information on wild horse behavior.
How To Survive A Lion Encounter
The lion, king of the jungle.
This video shows you how to fight a lion. Not saying it’s recommended though…
How To Survive A Tiger Attack
Watch this video showing you why you should NOT turn your back and run from a tiger.
How To Survive A Raccoon Attack
Although they’re small and friendly looking animals, raccoons can be quite vicious.
This video explains what to do if you encounter a raccoon.
Golden Rule For Avoiding Wild Animal Encounters
Don’t threaten them and most wild animals, most of the time will leave you alone to fight another day.
Insane Animal Attack Stories
As I’m sure you can imagine, there are some incredibly insane stories of surviving animal attacks.
Watch these 10 mindblowing stories of survival.
Knowing how to deal with a wildlife encounter doesn’t seem all that important until it happens to you.
But keep this general rule in mind when it comes to dealing with wild animal encounters. Don’t threaten them, or at least try not to intentionally threaten them. And it’s likely you’ll be fine and will live to fight another day.
Lastly, this video shows you six ways to survive a wild animal attack.
Have you ever been attacked by a wild animal?