H1N1 virus found in California cheetah

Safari West does not appear on the list of accredited facilities on the AZA website. Swine Flu Found in California Cheetah A California cheetah was the first in the world to come down with swine flu. Now scientists are studying how the big cat caught the virus and...

Indian safari park wants to breed lone surviving lion

Lioness’ honeymoon has authorities on tenterhooks Hardik Shah, TNN 7 December 2009, 11:20pm IST VAPI: It’s a ‘tale’ of two honeymoons. One of a lioness that never happened for curious reasons and that of Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH)...

Malaysian kept honey bear, leopard cat in condo

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Authorities arrested a Malaysian woman after finding a baby honey bear, a leopard cat and a slow loris primate in her condominium, a wildlife official said Monday. Officials acting on a tip discovered the endangered species at the 25-year-old...

Tenn. animal shelter gets servals, other exotics

Knowsy Knoxville: Young-Williams Animal Center By Merrie Long Posted December 2, 2009 at midnight Opened in 2001 and named for prominent Knoxville lawyers Lindsay Young and Mark Williams, Young-Williams Animal Center’s executive director, Tim Adams says that the...

Escaped serval is recaptured in Texas

Missing African wildcat is recaptured A missing exotic animal, an African wildcat, that escaped from its owner in the St. Paul-Lucas area last week was found Monday about a quarter-mile away from its home. The missing serval was spotted in a wooded area and reported...