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Jaguar, tigers at Big Cat Rescue get Halloween treats

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Some big cats in Tampa got some early Halloween treats on Thursday. The jaguar and tigers at Big Cat Rescue gorged themselves on gourds. The pumpkins were filled with chicken to satisfy the carnivores. A rescue representative  said going after the pumpkins brings out the cats’ natural instincts and provides mental [...]

Topeka Zoo reveals tiger cub genders

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - The Topeka Zoo is asking for your help in naming one of their new tiger cubs. The zoo revealed the genders of the four babies with a fun October performance. Staff stood around a foggy caldron for the announcement, changing the color of fog to represent the genders of the cubs. Parents [...]

Leopard carcass found near PTR, 6th big cat death since Apr – Times of India

Pilibhit: The carcass of a male leopard aged over two years was found on the side of Pilibhit-Basti national highway 730 at the edge of Mala forest range of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve on Friday evening.Forest personnel have sent the carcass for an autopsy to Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Bareilly. This was the 17th death [...]

Pahrump veteran claims tigers are emotional support animals

PAHRUMP (KTNV) - There's a critical need for service dogs and support animals but lately some people say it's getting out of hand. Now a Nye County veteran says the sheriff may be trying to take away his emotional support tigers.  Vietnam veteran Karl Mitchell says the 10 tigers at his Pahrump home provide emotional [...]

Two cougar sightings reported in Springfield on Friday

Springfield police on Friday said they've been told of two cougar sightings near a park west of the McKenzie River. The sightings took place on Wayside Loop, a street circling Robin Park in a densely populated neighborhood, at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., the agency said. Police said a lone cougar was seen in both [...]

Outrage after ‘sweet’ baby mountain lion that wandered into NorCal bakery is euthanized

A severely emaciated and dehydrated baby mountain lion that wandered into a Northern California bakery was euthanized. A severely emaciated and dehydrated baby mountain lion that wandered into a Northern California bakery was euthanized. Photo: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office A severely emaciated and dehydrated baby mountain lion that wandered into a Northern California bakery [...]

Male lion killed by mother of its cubs at Indianapolis Zoo

CLOSE The Indianapolis Zoo has a new exhibit of Macaques. These animals are getting acquainted in their new environment. Ebony Cox, IndyStar A male lion, Nyack, died Monday morning after it was fatally injured by another lion at the Indianapolis Zoo.(Photo: Provided by Indianapolis Zoo) INDIANAPOLIS – A lion at the Indianapolis Zoo was killed [...]

Indianapolis Zoo: Male lion killed by mother of its cubs

CLOSE The Indianapolis Zoo has a new exhibit of Macaques. These animals are getting acquainted in their new environment. Ebony Cox, IndyStar A male lion, Nyack, died Monday morning after it was fatally injured by another lion at the Indianapolis Zoo.(Photo: Provided by Indianapolis Zoo) A lion at the Indianapolis Zoo was killed this week [...]

Mountain lion walks into restaurant during power outage

An apparently emaciated and suffering young mountain lion found its way into a Pollock Pines restaurant Monday, walking through an open back door into the kitchen before lying at rest in a hallway. It was an interlude that the owner of South Fork 1848 Eatery and Bake Shop said she will treasure, a moment shared [...]

Lawsuit seeks online access to federal elephant, lion trophy import records

October 18, 2018 Wildlife agency secretly issuing import permits despite President’s opposition Humane Society International Media Contacts:HSUS: Rodi Rosensweig, 203-270-8929, RRosensweig@humanesociety.orgHSI: Alison Shapiro, 301-721-6472, ashapiro@humanesociety.orgCenter for Biological Diversity: Tanya Sanerib, 206-379-7363, tsanerib@biologicaldiversity.orgBorn Free USA: Garrett Johnson, 202-368-6833, garrett@bornfreeusa.org (RICHMOND, Virginia) —The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International, Center for Biological Diversity, and Born Free USA sued the U.S. [...]
Jaguar, tigers at Big Cat Rescue get Halloween treats

Topeka Zoo reveals tiger cub genders

Leopard carcass found near PTR, 6th big cat death since Apr – Times of India

Pahrump veteran claims tigers are emotional support animals

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