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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 [...]

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 [...]

Video: Man Climbs Over Tiger Barrier At Oakland Zoo

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland Zoo officials were reviewing social media video Tuesday of a man who climbed over a barrier at the tiger exhibition over the weekend. The video was posted by Patty Fayad, who was visiting the zoo with her family. She said the man claimed to have dropped something and ignored warnings [...]

Sanctuary housing exotic animals is something wild

It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, in the openings to underground shelters, next to small wooden structures — at home on the Colorado prairie, although they [...]

‘Mac was an uncomplicated cat.’ Merced zoo staff writes loving obituary for big cat

A longtime resident of the Applegate Park Zoo and a favorite of many visitors, Mac the mountain lion has died, according to zoo staffers. Mac had been a resident of the zoo for 12 years, staffers said, coming to the zoo at about 5 weeks old. He was taken Saturday for a digestive surgery and [...]

‘They want to see new things’: Moncton-born tiger cubs headed for Ontario

CTV AtlanticPublished Monday, October 15, 2018 10:42PM ADTLast Updated Tuesday, October 16, 2018 7:32AM ADT This month is your last chance to see the Amur tiger cubs at Moncton's Magnetic Hill zoo. The three cubs are on their way to an opportunity in Ontario -- like many Maritimers before them. The three cubs: Samira, Luka [...]

Blackpool Zoo’s last tiger being watched by keepers as hundreds of tributes pour in for her companion Zambar

Published: 12:25 Friday 12 October 2018 Share this article 0 Have your say The last tiger at Blackpool Zoo, female big cat Alyona, was being carefully watched by keepers after the death of her companion Zambar. He died aged 14 yesterday after suffering from health problems for the last six months. The news led to [...]

Vandalur zoo to showcase tiger cub

In a few months time, a newborn tiger cub would be put on public view at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur. According to zoo officials, two cubs were born to tigress Uthra (5 years) and tiger Vijayan (7 years) seven weeks ago. Due to its poor mothering ability, the tigress did not feed [...]
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The lion cub raised by a dog

VIDEO: New tiger arrives from Germany

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