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Pet mountain lion mauls child

Pet mountain lion mauls child Owners told to replace cage in July October 17, 2011 10:59 AM BY JON VANDERLAAN A 4-year-old boy was mauled by a pet mountain lion Sunday afternoon, but no charges have been filed and definitive answers about the legality of the animal being kept as a pet have been elusive.   The boy received lacerations and puncture wounds on his left side, including a bite mark on the left side of his face during the attack around 3:15 p.m. Sunday in West Odessa, Sgt. Gary Duesler with the Ector County Sheriff's Read More

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Leopard kills girl and injures man in Nagbhid India

Leopard kills girl and injures man in Nagbhid India CHANDRAPUR: A leopard killed a minor girl and mauled a man trying to rescue her near Kunghada Chak village in Nagbhid tehsil on Friday night. Forest officials have put two cages in the area to capture the beast. Nagbhid range forest officer KD Meshram said that at around 7.30pm deceased Pranali Saosagade (8) along with some women, had gone to nearby field to answer nature's call. A leopard that had strayed from the jungle was lurking in bushes. It pounced on Pranali and dragged her to a discarded Read More

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Panamanian lions settle into new home at Wild Animal Sanctuary

Panamanian lions settle into new home at Wild Animal Sanctuary The new Panama lionesses at the Wild Animal Sanctuary, from top to bottom, Kaitlin, Elena and Alyssa, enjoy their new home outside Denver. Prior to their rescue, the lions were kept in a 5-foot by 8-foot cage with concrete floors. Now they enjoy a large, comfortable space with proper bedding and toys. NANTENA BELLER / For the Tribune Kaitlin still spends some time every day pacing in the corner, despite all the space around her. It all must feel so foreign, even two weeks after Read More

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Yearly tiger census in Sunderbans on the cards

Yearly tiger census in Sunderbans on the cards   KOLKATA: Population dynamics of Sunderbans tigers may get to see a new light, with the Centre deciding to add another phase of study for a reliable and detailed assessment of number of big cats in the mangroves.   Sunderbans Tiger Reserve field director Subrat Mukherji, who attended a meeting with National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) andWildlife Institute of India (WII) officials in New Delhi on Thursday, said more sample sites would be included in the new phase. "Last Read More

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70 Malls Across US To Ban Pet Sales

70 Malls Across US To Ban Pet Sales GLOBAL ANIMAL EXCLUSIVE, by Madison Rootenberg Global Animal just received news that shopping center developer Macerich is banning sales of live animals in more than 70 malls across the US. This new humane policy designed to break the puppy mill business chain is taking effect nationwide within 30 days. Macerich confirmed that they will not renew the leases of existing pet stores that sell animals and in their place, are opening humane stores offering adoptions of rescued pets. Some of the high profile Read More

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Film on Rathambore tiger wins 3 awards in US

Film on Rathambore tiger wins 3 awards in US AIPUR: In a rare laurel for Ranthambore National Park, a documentary film on a tiger at the park has recently won three awards including that of the 'best film award' at a film festival in Jackson Hole, US. The film christened 'Broken Tail' is the true story of a tiger in the park which had disappeared but survived in an unprotected hinterland for several months and eventually died after a train hit him. The film won three awards in separate categories for the best overall film, best conservation film Read More

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Four rare Sumatran tigers born at Oklahoma City Zoo

Four rare Sumatran tigers born at Oklahoma City Zoo Four Sumatran tiger cubs have been born at the Oklahoma City Zoo. The cubs are the first Sumatran tigers born at the zoo, and official s nationwide are excited about the addition to the captive population. There are only 71 Sumatran tigers in North American zoos and about 230 in the wild. Four Sumatran tiger cubs have been born at the Oklahoma City Zoo.   A cub plays in one of the pens. The four tiger cubs born in July at the Oklahoma City Zoo were on public display for the Read More

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Research Mountain Lion Found Dead in Santa Monica Mountains

Research Mountain Lion Found Dead in Santa Monica Mountains The only remaining collared male mountain lion in the Santa Monica Mountains was found dead last month. Federal and state officials determined the animal, known by the National Park Service as P-15, did not die of natural causes. The California Department of Fish and Game has begun an investigation. P-15 was part of an NPS research study in which the mountain lions are fitted with GPS-equipped collars so officials can observe the animals. P-15's collar stopped transmitting on Aug. Read More

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Two mountain lions spotted on front lawn of Sierra Madre home

Two mountain lions spotted on front lawn of Sierra Madre home Two mountain lions spotted on front lawn of Sierra Madre home October 4, 2011 Officials are cautioning residents to be alert after two mountain lions were found early Tuesday morning sitting on the front lawn of a home in Sierra Madre. A resident reported seeing the two cats about 12:32 a.m. in front of a house on the 600 block of Camillo Road, said Sgt. Ruben Enriquez of the Sierra Madre Police Department. The cats were still in the yard Read More

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Kanha National Park Tiger Tour

Kanha National Park Tiger Tour We do not know this travel group, but eco-tourism is a great way to encourage local communities to protect their wildlife. Jungle Ghumadeh! Sher Dikahdeh! Dyna Resorts. KANHA NATIONAL PARK 15/10/2011 – 30/06/2012   2 NIGHTS & 3 DAYS.     3 NIGHTS & 4 DAYS.   2 NIGHTS & 3 DAYS. For a group of 2 persons   NET   RATE PERSON Rs.5,800/- PER CHILD / EXTRA PERSON ON ROOM SHARING BASIS NET  RATE  Rs.1,800/- (STAY IN DELUX ROOM, FOOD & 2 SAFARIES)   For Read More