Three small tiger cubs have become the attraction of a small zoo in Abony, 90 kilometres east of the Hungarian capital of Budapest.
Visitors flock to the private zoo owned by Tibor Toth en masse to get a sight of the cute Siberian baby tigers and be able to hold and pet them.
The new additions to the zoo have brought Toth a step closer to fulfilling his dream of caring for a lots of animals. Having started his zoo about 15 years ago, Toth has earned a name for raising and taming lions and tigers.
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WACO (May 23, 2012)--Cameron Park Zoo officials say a Sumatran Tiger, a species whose population is declining, has a second chance to raise cubs after she rejected her first litter.
Maharani gave birth to two cubs last August, but rejected them, leaving the zookeepers to raise and care for them.
A spokesperson with the zoo said although it is unusual for the them to allow another pairing so soon after an animal has given birth, Maharani showed signs of stress after being separated from her mate, Kucing.
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LUCKNOW: A tiger was found dead in Kishenpur wildlife sanctuary near Dudhwa in Lakhimpur district on Sunday. A decomposed carcass was found lying in Kishenpur range of the sanctuary during the combing operation in the area. Locals suspect "poisoning" to be the cause of the death.
"The carcass seems to be about three-day old. It was swollen, severely infected with maggots and its rump region was scratched," said Jaswant Singh Kalair, a wildlife activist. The dead tiger was around 4 years old. Dudhwa officers, however, could not be reached Read More
Think you've had a bad day at the dentist?
Meet the tiger whose heart STOPPED while having a filling
Even the biggest creatures can be humbled by a toothache.
Vets had to perform CPR on a 160kg Siberian tiger after she suffered a cardiac arrest during a visit to the dentist.
Sayan was undergoing root canal surgery when she suffered a rare reaction two hours into the procedure.
Quick thinking medics at Yorkshire Wildlife Park gave the three-year-old heart massage and two shots of adrenaline and brought her back to life.
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Male ocelots have territories of 35 square miles and females have territories of 9 square miles. The males’ territories can overlap several females. How many females’ territories can be in one male’s? Show your reasoning and your work to solve this problem.
Ocelots can be up to four feet long which is twice as large as an average housecat. Therefore, how long can an average housecat be?
1. 1.5 feet long
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Dangerous Trade: Catching Smugglers
The illegal wildlife trade could be worth as much as $20 billion worldwide, according to some experts.
This bear claw is about to go into the Beetle tank at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory. It takes these beetles approximately two weeks to clean a carcass.
Every single day, people smuggle animals or their parts into the United States. Yet, theU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service only has 143 inspectors ... for the entire country.
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Why infanticide can benefit animals
By Anna-Louise TaylorBBC Nature News
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Dolphins seen trying to kill calf
Cheating cheetahs caught by DNA
Humpbacks intervene in whale hunt
Infanticide is a powerful tool in ensuring the survival of a species, researchers are increasingly finding.
It sounds like the cruellest thing of all - mothers and fathers brutally killing their animal offspring.
But for many animal infants, the greatest threat to their survival they face is from their own Read More
Jacquian Williams Took a Founder Tour with Carole Baskin
Jacquian Williams and his son visited for a quite private tour on April 1, 2012. Says, Carole Baskin, "It was a very serene experience to walk amongst the cats and watch this gentle giant in his peaceful relationship with his son. He seemed to be astounded at the suffering these cats have experienced in their "former lives" and I believe he will carry their message to others."
TAMPA - It's the NFC championship game angle everyone's talking about on Fowler Avenue.
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SNU Scholar Says Tigers Caught on Remote Jindo Islet
Local Korean hunters pose in front of a tiger hunted by them and an English sportsman Ford G. Barclay on the island of Jindo in South Korea's South Jeolla Province in 1903.
"Even on the southern remote islands of the Korean Peninsula were filled with lots of Siberian tigers a century or so ago", argued Prof. Lee Hang of the Seoul National University in a press release on Feb. 19, 2012.
Prof. Lee heads the Fund for Korean Tigers Conservation.
He showed to the local Korean press Read More