When you go hunting, you hope you'll run into a big buck. You also understand that seeing a mountain lion is a possibility. It's not common though to see both animals in a mortal battle which is what some Colorado hunters witnessed recently.
When you're trying to impress the ladies, it doesn't really matter where you are. Some things just have to be settled here and now. That was the case for two bull elk who decided to spar over ladies in the middle of a Colorado playground.
In a world of "don'ts", this would be near the top of the list. A man in Colorado decided it would be a good idea to challenge an elk. His decision was quickly regretted as the elk promptly chased him out of the park.
It's not unusual for a bear to break into a home in the West. Most of the time they're looking for food. In this case, a video shows a bear trying to express himself musically as he played a piano - sort of.