Florida: Jaguar, 7, dies at Brevard Zoo

BY WAYNE T. PRICE • FLORIDA TODAY • November 22, 2009 VIERA — A nearly weeklong struggle to save the life of Xinca, a 7-year-old male jaguar at the Brevard Zoo, ended Saturday morning. “He was one of the more unusual animals here,” said Keith Winsten,...

Ontario: "Province-wide law needed to protect animals"

By NTW EditorialEditorialNov 06, 2009 It’s astounding to think that in an era when we’re supposed to be more enlightened about the welfare of animals and the frailty of many species because of the environmental carnage caused by humans, Ontario has no...

Ontario city drafts exotic animal bylaw after lions, jaguar found

Exotic animal draft bylaw ready for input ThoroldNov 06, 2009 Owning a wide array of exotic animals ranging from elephants and lions to gorillas, poisonous snakes and aardvarks could soon be illegal for most people in Thorold. That’s because the city, through...

Miami MetroZoo jaguar dies during surgery

Miami MetroZoo jaguar dies during surgery Published: Nov. 20, 2009 at 12:15 PM MIAMI, Nov. 20 (UPI) — A spokesman for Miami MetroZoo said one of its two jaguars died while undergoing surgery for a stomach problem. Zoo spokesman Ron Magill said Palenque the...