Woman bitten by panther at Florida facility

Author: Katrina Elsken; Okeechobee NewsPublish Date: December 4, 2009Word Count: 638Document ID: 12C65472B015D850 A local woman was bitten by a Florida panther at Sue Arnold’s Wildlife Center on Monday. “We believe the incident was the result of keeper...

Fire at Florida exotic wild animal company

Fire at Ex Playboy Model’s Miami Cougar Den Lemurs, snakes dead at exotic wildlife company By HANK TESTER and BRIAN HAMACHERUpdated 7:27 AM EST, Thu, Dec 3, 2009 Several animals are dead after a fire ripped through a controversial Southwest Miami-Dade exotic...

South Africans look into illegal lion breeding

afrol News, 27 November – The illegal captive breeding and holding of lions on private farms is becoming a problem in South Africa. Under the protest of wildlife authorities and environmental groups, a growing number of lions are bred in captivity to be exposed...

Pallas cat, other animal deaths prompt Topeka Zoo criticism

Animal deaths prompt criticism of Topeka Zoo By Associated PressPosted on Fri, Oct. 23, 2009 TOPEKA — Two groups investigating the deaths of several animals at the Topeka Zoo criticized zoo officials for lax veterinary care and poor record-keeping. A Sept. 28...