Lion Makini Goes from Tulsa Zoo to Philadelphia Zoo

PHILADELPHIA – January 19, 2012 (WPVI) — The Philadelphia Zoo is welcoming its latest addition: a male African lion named Makini.   Makini, which means “dignity” in the Swahili-African dialect, has taken up residence at the First Niagara...

Tiger Cub Found Dead in Corbett National Park

A tiger cub aged about one-and-a-half years was found dead in the Corbett National Park on Friday. The post mortem examination of the body was conducted on Saturday following which officials said the cub died due to cold and starvation after being abandoned by its...

Necropsy to be done on mountain lion killed in Milford

A mountain lion struck by a car and killed on Route 15 in Milford on June 11 is believed to be the animal spotted on the Brunswick School campus in northwest Greenwich recently. (Photo courtesy of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection) Photo: Greenwich...

Palm Beach Zoo Breeds More Tigers for Life in Cages

WEST PALM BEACH — The three tiger cubs born at the Palm Beach Zoo in May are preparing for their first public meet-and-greet this evening – mostly by lounging around their man-made den, pouncing on a toy every so often and doing a bit of reality TV via web cam....

More Lions for Birmingham Zoo

New elephants, lion cubs part of Birmingham Zoo expansion jani, a 10-year-old African bull elephant, walks near a pond in the new Trails of Africa mixed-species exhibit at the Birmingham Zoo on July 21. By Mark Hughes Cobb Tusk Editor Published: Friday, August 5, 2011...

CHINA REOPENS TRADE IN TIGER AND LEOPARD SKINS

CHINA REOPENS TRADE IN TIGER AND LEOPARD SKINS ‘Loophole’ defies the spirit of big cat conservation pledge   LONDON: Despite Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s promise to the world that his country would “vigorously combat poaching, trade and smuggling of tiger products”,...