Tony the Truck Stop Tiger Now Exhibited Without a Permit

ALDF Back in Court Demanding State Take Action on Tony the Truck Stop Tiger, Now Exhibited Without a Permit   April 5th, 2012 After Baton Rouge Court’s Ruling Revoking Invalid Permit, ALDF Files Lawsuit Demanding Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Put an End to...

Lions and tigers become problem pets in the Persian Gulf

Lions, tigers become problem pets in the Gulf Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (CNN) — On a dusty day in the northern-most Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, 40-year-old Jasim Ali wrestles playfully with his four-legged friend Teymour over a chew toy. But Teymour is...
Man Attacked by Cougar But Saved by Bear

Man Attacked by Cougar But Saved by Bear

In the It-Doesn’t-Get-Any-Weirder-Than-This Department…   A Northern California hiker says he is lucky to be alive after he was attacked by a mountain lion — and saved by a bear, the Paradise Post reports.   Robert Biggs, 69, of Paradise,...
Most Zoo Cats Only Live to 10 or 12 Years of Age

Most Zoo Cats Only Live to 10 or 12 Years of Age

Cha Cha, a 16-year-old male lion at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, has died, the zoo announced Wednesday in a news release.   According to the Press Release:   Iowa’s Blank Park Zoo announced today the passing of the male lion Cha Cha. The lion was diagnosed...

Conserving Tigers

CEOs, industry and business leaders, and President Zoellick hope to broaden coalition The Roundtable was held in Singapore February, 2012 – Singapore – World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick is discussing the tiger crisis and enlisting the active engagement of...