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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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Topeka Zoo reveals tiger cub genders

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Pahrump veteran claims tigers are emotional support animals

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