Animals in Bulgaria zoo shiver without gas heating

Date: 09-Jan-09Country: BULGARIAAuthor: Anna Mudeva SOFIA – About 1,300 animals in a Bulgarian zoo were left without gas to heat their enclosures on Thursday, the latest victims of the Russia-Ukraine supply row. The zoo in the capital Sofia rushed to switch to...

S.F. wants $75,000 back from tiger attack survivor

By TERRY COLLINS – 2 days ago SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials want a survivor of a tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo to reimburse the city more than $75,000 for his medical treatment and are asking that the money come out of any cash settlement the victim may...

N.Y. nature center takes abandoned "pet" cougar

Mountain Lions Attract Visitors A pair of big cats is star attraction at N.Y. animal preserve.Posted: Dec. 17, 2008, 3 a.m. EST The Brookhaven Ecology Site, Park & Animal Preserve on Long Island, N.Y., is the new home of Morgan, a 14-month-old male mountain lion...

White lion cubs born in Belgrade zoo

Belgrade zoo celebrates lions’ birth Updated: 17:38, Thursday December 11, 2008 A zoo in Belgrade is celebrating the birth of two rare white lion cubs. The tiny animals have been taking their first tentative steps around their cage, and getting to know mum and...

Drive underway to help save lion in Romanian zoo

By Susie Boniface, sundaymirror.co.uk 30/11/2008 Animal lovers have launched a race against time to save the sight of Bella the lioness – and give her a new life. Three lions who shared her prison in a decaying Romanian zoo were rescued last year and taken to a...