India: Oldest lion dies at Indore zoo

BHOPAL | Friday, December 18, 2009 Oldest lion dies at Indore zoo Pioneer News Service | Indore Akbar, a 21-year-old lion, the oldest in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore Zoo, has died after a prolonged illness, officials said. “The lion was favourite with visitors. He...

Orphaned Oregon cougar will go to Texas zoo

Orphaned cougar found near Springfield, Ore. by KVAL.com staff PORTLAND, Ore. — A 10-week-old male orphan cougar cub found last week near Springfield, Ore., has found a new home in Texas thanks to the Oregon Zoo. Within hours of the male cub’s arrival,...

Austria: Escaped lynx has been spotted

Jäger sind zahmem Luchs auf den Fersen 08. Dezember 2009, 19:13Wildkatze “Pankraz”, seit Wochen auf der Flucht, bei Hinterstoder gesichtet Linz – Anfang November verschwand er aus einem drei Meter hohen Gehege, nun wurde “Pankraz” wieder...

New rescues arrive at Drakenstein Lion Park in South Africa

Drakenstein Lion Park New Rescues Arrive – 10-12-2009 Perita, Aneta and Suzanna arrived at the sanctuary late afternoon on 10-12-2009 after an epic journey from Romania. Their rescue and relocation was plagued by logistical problems, they were expected to arrive...

Calif. zoo’s black leopard euthanized

Chaffee Zoo’s black leopard dies Posted at 10:33 PM on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009The Fresno Bee Kalika, a 19-year-old female black leopard, was euthanized Thursday at Fresno Chaffee Zoo following extensive treatment for renal failure, zoo officials said. “One...