“There was a rabid opossum in the parking lot behind my house when I was really young. It was foaming at the mouth, sneering, and walking like it was drunk. It was pretty scary for me.”
“I was in British Columbia, and after going for a dip in the local swimming hole, we saw this little black bear like 10 feet away looking for food. My friend walked by and it charged him. He just threw up his hands and said, ‘Hey bear, hey.’ And it slinked away like a kid who’d been caught doing something bad."
“I was jogging around the lake in Atascadero and my neighbor’s horse had gotten out. It was this big old animal just standing in the path. I tried to go behind a tree to get around it, but it followed me. I was freaking out, but I made a dash for it.”
“One time in Cambria, I was driving and saw this weird ram like nothing I’d ever seen. It was like nothing I’d ever seen: copper-colored, with eyes shining like pennies. It looked like it was from Africa or something.”