Traveling show thrills some, troubles others
Hanna Lucas (right) and her sister, Breanna, Michigan City, spent 8 minutes playing with 10-week-old Indochinese tiger cubs Destiny and Karma on Thursday night at Marquette Mall. Here, they feed Karma, a female cub. Photo by Alicia Ebaugh
By Alicia Ebaugh
Published: Saturday, December 11, 2010 5:10 PM CST
MICHIGAN CITY — A traveling wild animal show featured this weekend at Marquette Mall says it’s bringing a powerful educational message Read More
Never a Boring Moment -
Escaped White Tiger "Sighting"
I was about nine years old and was perched in the highest branches of the pine tree next to our home on Knollwood Dr., in Charleston, WV, looking out toward the airport where my father was the private pilot for Gov. Arch Moore. It was my favorite spot. I could see for miles across the hills and valleys. I was watching planes take off and land at long intervals. I was bored out of my mind.
"God," I implored, "never let me be this bored again."
Well you have to be careful Read More
Mother sues after E. coli outbreak
106 sick, including 1 dead, after visit to petting zoo at Cleveland County Fair
By Joe DePriest
Posted: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012
A nationally known Seattle-based lawyer who specializes in E. coli cases is representing a Maiden woman and her 18-month-old son who became ill in the E. coli outbreak tied to the Cleveland County Fair.On Monday, Bill Marler filed a civil complaint in Cleveland County against the fair and petting zoo owner on behalf of plaintiffs Amie Westfall Read More
Robbed from the Cradle
Baby animals always draw a crowd! Tiger and lion cubs are often exhibited in malls and parking lots by people who breed and exploit these animals to make money...
The cubs are torn from their mothers soon after birth and are used as photo props and in petting booths for the paying public. Please refuse to participate in these events.
Read more about this abusive practice here: http://bigcatrescue.org//abuse-issues/issues/pet-cubs/
For more info about BIG CAT Read More
'Tame' Bengal tiger turns on 5-year-old
Claire Holden sits with her 5-year-old son Finlay in the St Vincent private hospital in in Bela-Bela - private hospital after he was attacked at the weekend by a "tame" Bengal tiger. (Beeld)
Marietie Louw-Carstens, Beeld
Bela-Bela - The fearless actions of his mother and a passing tourist probably saved Finlay Holden, 5, from being mauled by a six-month-old Bengal tiger that got hold of him at the Zebula Golf Estate and Spa, about 50km outside Bela-Bela in Limpopo.
His mother, Claire Read More