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Leopard believed to be maneater shot in Bageshwar – Times of India

Nainital: A male leopard was put down by the forest department in Bageshwar on Friday evening. The animal had been declared as a maneater by the state forest department after a 4-year-old girl was snatched away from the courtyard of her house and her half-eaten body was recovered from the nearby forest area. Shooter Lakhpat [...]

Two lions, one tiger rescued at a home in Ciudad Juarez

MEXICO — Mexican authorities rescued two African lions and a tiger from their owner in Ciudad Juarez. The owner did not have the proper care conditions. According to authorities one lion attacked the owner on Sunday. He then went to a local hospital to be treated. It was there when the Public Ministry investigated the property, [...]

Rare White Tiger Kills Zookeeper in Japan

HONG KONG — A zookeeper in Japan died after being mauled by a rare white tiger, his supervisor said on Tuesday. The zookeeper, Akira Furusho, was found bleeding from the neck in a cage at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima on Monday evening, Kyodo News reported. Riku, the 5-year-old male [...]

Man, 41, in Serious Condition After He’s Mauled by Pet Lion in Mexico

A man has been critically injured in an attack by a pet lion inside a Mexico backyard. The attack reportedly happened at a mansion in Rincones de San Marcos, an upscale part of the Juarez neighborhood.  There was also a tiger in the yard, the El Paso Times reported. Photos circulating on the internet show the man, who [...]

White tiger kills zookeeper in Japan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption It's not clear what triggered the white tiger's attack (file photo) A rare white tiger has mauled a zookeeper to death in its enclosure at a zoo in Japan, officials say.Akira Furusho, 40, was found bleeding from the neck in the tiger's cage at the zoo in the southern city [...]

Kagoshima zookeeper feared dead after being mauled by white tiger | The Japan Times

KAGOSHIMA – A zookeeper has died after a white tiger mauled him Monday afternoon at a zoological park in Kagoshima, rescue workers said. Akira Furusho, 40, was found collapsed and bleeding from the neck in a cage by a colleague after the Hirakawa Zoological Park closed for the day at 5 p.m. He was confirmed [...]

Zookeeper feared dead after being mauled by white tiger – The Mainichi

This photo shows the white tiger at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southwestern Japan city of Kagoshima, which mauled and killed a zookeeper on Oct. 8, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the Hirakawa Zoological Park/Kyodo) KAGOSHIMA (Kyodo) -- A zookeeper has died after a white tiger mauled him at a zoological park in the southwestern [...]

Uttarakhand man attacked by leopard during big cat rescue

A villager escaped imminent death while trying to rescue an injured leopard in Uttarakhand. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening when the locals spotted a leopard lying on the bank of Saryu river near Chaura village in district Bageshwar. The locals informed the forest department about the presence of the big cat. After receiving the [...]

Leopard attacks two villagers – Times of India

Moradabad: A leopard attacked two persons at Narayanpur Taiju village in Thakurdwara tehsil of Moradabad adjoining Amangarh Tiger Reserve in neighbouring Bijnor district on Sunday.According to police sources, Roop Singh was attacked by a leopard while he was gathering fodder. It also attacked another man, Meenu, 27, who was going towards the village.Earlier on September [...]

Translocated tigress accused of killing woman may be innocent

Many of the villagers living on the fringes of Odisha’s Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) were against having a tiger in their neighbourhood. But they had no say in the matter when two big cats were transferred from Madhya Pradesh to STR. And when a woman was found dead inside the STR on September 13, they [...]
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