The lion cub raised by a dog

A dog nursing puppies came to the rescue after a lion cub was rejected by its mother.This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.

VIDEO: New tiger arrives from Germany

The pitter-patter of tiny tiger cub paws could soon be on the cards thanks to a new arrival at Howletts Wild Animal Park. Keepers at the Canterbury park have this week welcomed nine-year-old Aguia to her new home in the hope she can start a family. Shipped over from Germany, the Sumatran tiger has taken [...]

ZOOTASTIC ANIMAL WELFARE VIOLATIONS: Zootastic fined for past animal welfare violations

Zootastic fined for past animal welfare violations TROUTMAN, N.C. - The Lazy 5 Ranch isn’t the only local outdoor animal attraction that has received federal citations for animal welfare violations. [RELATED: USDA cites Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville with dozens of animal welfare violations] Zootastic in Troutman was fined $7,450 for multiple violations of the U.S. [...]

Federal authorities target NC exotic animal park, owner defends practices

A lemur at the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville (WBTV) WBTV A lemur at the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville (WBTV) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - The owner of the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville is defending his practices after a federal report accused the exotic animal park of failing to properly care for some of [...]

HC seeks Maha Forest Dept’s stand on plea against killing ‘man-eater’ tigress

Nagpur, Oct 16 The Bombay High Court Tuesday sought the Maharashtra Forest Department's stand on a plea challenging its steps aimed at killing a "man-eater" tigress, roaming in the state's Yavatmal district forests. On the plea by Wildlife activist Dr Jerryl Banait and Earth Brigade Foundation, the Nagpur bench of the high court issued notice [...]

Join The Campaign To Save Tigress Avni And Her Cubs! Sign The Petition

The campaign is growing louder each day and the petition on has amassed 60k signatures and counting. But what’s behind the big hunt for the big cat?  A trigger-happy Forest Department helmed by a minister who’s known for passing shoot-at-sight orders: Sudhir Mungantiwar. The Big Cat Avni is a tigress with two cubs in [...]

India deploys 150 HUNTERS to track down maneating tiger that has mauled 13 people to DEATH

Killer tigress T1 has been at large for the past four years in the forests of Maharashtra in central India. The tiger – also known as Avni – is a proclaimed man-eater after she has killed 13 in past two years.  India’s government obtained a court order to kill or catch the beast back in January.  Searches [...]

Oakland Zoo after tiger scare: Don’t climb the railings

Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this video on a mobile device. OAKLAND — A man’s decision last weekend to climb a guard railing at the Oakland Zoo has brought more personnel to the tiger pit where it happened, and reminders of just how dangerous such a decision can be. A zoo visitor caught [...]

All your tiger cub questions answered

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - If you've been watching the live stream of the new cubs, you might be wondering why one cub is always broken off from the pack. In reality, it's not one cub. All four of the cubs break off at some point.  "Four cubs nursing is a little overwhelming so I think [...]

UPDATE: Mystic Monkeys lion killers still free | Rekord North

Police are apparently yet to follow-up on leads which could lead to the arrest of a worker who was allegedly involved in the gruesome poisoning and killing of several lions at the Mystic Monkeys and Feathers wildlife park in the north of Pretoria. “They don’t do anything,” owner Christa Saayman told Rekord. According to Saayman, [...]
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