Posted: Oct 05, 2013 12:57 PM CST Updated: Oct 05, 2013 2:51 PM CST
By Xin Xin Liu, News9.com - email
WYNNEWOOD, Oklahoma -An employee at the G.W. Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma, was injured when she was attacked by a tiger at the park Saturday...
September 30 2013
Dear Sir or Madam:
RE: Support of Proposed Rule to Prohibit Public Contact with Big Cats, Bears, and Nonhuman Primates
I am writing in support of the proposed rule to prohibit public contact with big cat, bears and nonhuman primates.
I am the...
September 26, 2013
By ANNALISE PORTER and RICHARD LAKE LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Federal officials began removing animals from the Southern Nevada Zoological Park this week, but a sign on the front gate says the facility is closed to the public for upgrades.
Please act now!!
After two years of work by a coalition of animal welfare groups, USDA has finally posted in the Federal Register for public comment a proposed rule to stop the exhibitors from exploiting infant tigers, bears and primates to make money charging people to pet...
By Tina Hesman Saey
Web edition: September 18, 2013
HwaRang, a white Bengal tiger that lives at the Everland Zoo in South Korea, is one of five big cats that donated DNA for a genome sequencing project.
Tigers and their relatives have hit on the right...
By Helen Briggs BBC News
International scientists have mapped the genomes of the tiger, lion and snow leopard, in conservation efforts to protect endangered species.
The research give clues to how big cats evolved to become top predators with superior muscle strength and a...
Posted: Sep 18, 2013 4:44 PM CST Updated: Sep 18, 2013 6:22 PM CST
By Karissa Shatzer -
MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) -
There have been several stories about exotic animals on the loose in the Midstate. The most recent was a 10-foot python found in York County by a PennDOT...
By Scott Neuman
Credit ABC News
A still from news video of Darwin's great escape in December.
Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 5:12 pm
Darwin the 'Ikea monkey' will no longer be hitting the superstores with a Canadian woman who calls him her...
September 14, READING, Pa. (AP) — Barry Hoch stood close to the cage, holding a bunch of green grapes with one hand and poking a piece of the fruit through the chain links with the other.
The bear stuck out its tongue, greedily accepted the food, and grunted for...
Posted at: 09/13/2013 4:35 PM
By LEONARDO HABERKORN
(AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - "Hatch," a 10-year-old male Bengal tiger, has lived in a 20-by-16-foot (6-by-5 meter) cage with cement walls and nothing green in sight since he was traded to the Villa Dolores Zoo after spending...