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Lioness Steals a Photographer’s Camera, Gives It to Her Cubs as a New Toy

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Photographing wild animals has certain risks. But often, the potential hazards are worth it—something photographer Barbara Jensen Vorster can attest to first hand. In July 2018, she was snapping [...]

Randal Ford on Photographing ‘The Animal Kingdom’

Like with any Hollywood-trained big cats, Dexter the mountain lion came to the studio with a handler who fed him snacks during the shoot. “Raw chunks of chicken breast are like work mode for these big cats,” says Ford. “The biggest reward is a chicken drumstick—that’s the in-studio treat.” Photograph by Randal FordThis article originally [...]

Leopard from wild strays into BBP rehab centre – Times of India

BENGALURU: In a bizarre incident, a wild leopard gained access to a rehabilitation centre inside Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) on Sunday night and got locked inside a cage only to be spotted by zoo staffers the next morning.The big cat received a royal treatment before it was sent back to the woods on Monday night.Zoo [...]

Rare Amur Leopard Moves to Binghamton’s Ross Park Zoo

A new big cat is making herself at home on Binghamton’s south side.  Avanti, a two-year old Amur Leopard arrived Saturday at Ross Park Zoo and is settling in at the Great Cats of Asia exhibit.  Ross Park Zoo photo The cat comes from Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend, Indiana as part of the Species [...]

Big game hunter and former beauty queen faces backlash after claiming hobby helps with conservation

The mother of four told the U.K.-based show “This Morning” she’s killed about 100 species of animals in six different continents.  (Courtesy Olivia Opres) A big game hunter and former beauty queen is facing backlash after she claimed in a television interview that hunting helps with anti-poaching and conservation efforts. Oliva Nalos Opre, who won [...]

10-year-old male leopard rescued from Deer Park – Times of India

GURUGRAM: A 10-year-old male leopard was rescued late on Wednesday evening near Deer Park which is located about six kilometres from Hisar city. Nearly a month ago, a search operation for the big cat was launched in the park and a nearby forest.On August 25, last month, the forest department found a carcass of a [...]

11-year-old leopard rescued 26 days after being sighted in Hisar

An adult male leopard, weighing 75 kilograms, was rescued on Wednesday night from the outskirts of the Deer Park in Hisar, 180 km from Gurugram. It was tranquilised by officials of the Haryana wildlife department, 26 days after it was spotted. It will released into its habitat in the Aravallis on Thursday, officials said. The [...]

The big top comes to town

Defying gravity, Romario Perez rode the tight wire under the big top during Saturday’s performance of the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, which took place at South Park in Monett. Melonie Roberts/reporter@monett-times.com Defying gravity, Romario Perez rode the tight wire under the big top during Saturday’s performance of the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, which took place [...]

Future unclear for exotic animal rescue in Washington County

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Video: This Lion’s Seizure Is Another Reason Why the Manila Zoo Needs to Close

A video showing a lion called Rapee having a seizure in his enclosure at the Manila Zoo has gone viral. [embedded content] The zoo’s veterinary staffers were apparently unaware that the lion was suffering from any health problems, and it was only after this video went viral that they claimed to be looking into the [...]
Lioness Steals a Photographer’s Camera, Gives It to Her Cubs as a New Toy

Randal Ford on Photographing ‘The Animal Kingdom’

Leopard from wild strays into BBP rehab centre – Times of India

Rare Amur Leopard Moves to Binghamton’s Ross Park Zoo

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