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Artistes from all over India have come together to save the tiger. Imagine this – you go to one of Delhi’s swanky malls and there’s a tiger there. Well, that’s going to happen. In fact, there are going to be tigers everywhere – in schools, malls, hospitals, movie halls, hotels and even at the CM’s […]

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PUNE: The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Maharashtra government will draw up a feasibility plan to secure a tiger habitat corridor between Nagzira wildlife sanctuary and Navegaon national park which is 50 km away in Vidarbha. “National highway 6 passes through this corridor and the plan will look at how to protect it,” said […]

By: The Canadian Press BOWMANVILLE, Ont. – Jonas the tiger is ready to greet his public. The 150-kilogram Bengal tiger made international headlines last week, after a truck carrying him was stolen from a motel parking lot in Quebec. The Bowmanville, Ont., zoo that owns Jonas is holding a news conference later today, announcing that […]

Union Minister for Environment & Forests Jairam Ramesh today launched a new monitoring system that is expected to improve the effectiveness of all surveillance and anti-poaching interventions in Project Tiger Reserve areas. According to an official press release, the tool has been developed to strengthen the interventions by field directors in order control poaching and […]

The Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls has a new litter of Amur tiger cubs. Zoo President and CEO Elizabeth Whealy says the three cubs born March 8 are important to the survival of the Amur tiger population. There are fewer than 400 of the tigers in the wild. The Great Plains Zoo has nine […]

By Sue Paz The Whittle family from Bournemouth emigrated from Dorset to India in 1997, to set up a tiger sanctuary. Geoff Whittle, his wife Cherrie, and sons, Olly and Jamie, had fallen on hard times. During the recession, their business was experiencing a “trough”, and their property was in negative equity. They decided to […]

NEW DELHI: India’s newfound partnership with China on environment issues has yielded results in the area of tiger protection as well. In what could be seen as a new year’s gift for the Indian tiger, China’s State Forestry Administration has issued a directive calling for the protection of tigers, especially the need to step up […]

Editor: Xiong Tong HARBIN, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — Some 100 cubs were expected to be born in the world’s largest Siberian tiger artificial breeding center in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province in 2010, or the year of tiger in China. The first heavy snow on Nov. 13 in the provincial capital Harbin City made more than […]

By Marcia Davis The first purple martin – a purplish-black male -arrived Feb. 22 at Sue and Clifford Snider’s Madisonville martin colony. Even earlier on Feb. 12, migrating tree swallows appeared in Clinton. On March 7 a pair of Carolina wrens used their long, pointed bills to harvest moss from my lawn. Making multiple trips […]

There are just 500 Sumatran tigers in the wild and there were about 200 more in captivity. Today there are 203 in captivity. Chrissie, one of 3 Sumatran tiger at the Honolulu Zoo, has given birth to 3 tiger cubs. It’s the first tiger birth at the Honolulu Zoo in 27 years. There are no […]

Tigers and pigs living together? It sounds unusual, but in Thailand a 6-year old tiger is taking care of some piglets as if they were her own. Saimai lives at a zoo near Bangkok. She has watched the little pigs since she was 2-years old. The tiger, herself, was brought up by a sow. The […]

Early this year, when villagers discovered a huge male tiger trapped in an abandoned well in the largest of India’s tiger preserves, they did a remarkable thing: They concocted a handmade rope-and-bamboo ladder, lowered it into the well and set the big cat free. And when India’s most notorious gang of tiger poachers showed up […]

The influential America-based Science magazine published a photo Friday which it claimed to be of a wild South China tiger, which was taken in northwest China. The magazine quoted Gary Koehler of Washington State’s Department of Fish and Wildlife as saying that “it’s tremendously exciting news, if it can be substantiated”. The photograph, purporting to […]

Two cuddly balls of fur currently hiding out at the Buffalo Zoo represent new hope for survival of the Amur tiger, whose fast-disappearing natural population is centered in the Russian Far East, half a world away. The unnamed cubs, a male and a female, arrived late Oct. 6 or early Oct. 7, weighing in at […]

It seems that Australia’s thylacine, often known as the Tasmanian Tiger may have survived far longer than naturalists previously thought. The thylacine (a marsupial predator) was hunted to extinction in Tasmania. The last wild specimen is believed to have been killed in 1918. The last known captive thylacine died in Hobart Zoo, Tasmania in 1930. […]

The Amur tiger cubs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium are celebrating their first birthday today. Mara now weighs 160 pounds while her brother, Petya, is 180 pounds. Their birthday cakes were made from boxes filled with their favorite treats. Amur tigers are an endangered species. Mara and Petya were just about 14 pounds […]

Like all other rare and endangered non-domesticated animals, baby White Tigers require extremely species-specific nutrition and care. They, require feeding every 2 hours, 24 hours a day for the first 3 weeks of their life. The mother of these tiger cubs in El-Mahdia, Tunisia refuses to feed them or doesn’t have enough milk. Local veterinary […]

It’s a reality show with a difference. On a visit to Chhatbir zoo the last thing you expect to see is a man atop a tree whistling away to glory, a wildlife guard making loud, strange noises and another one busy beating a drum. No, it’s not even an effort to recreate a tiger hunting […]

Poachers seeking to bag a Royal Bengal tiger in the Sunderbans reserve are encountering a unique new security measure to keep them away: hundreds of crocodiles that have been released in the mangrove forest. Originally brought into the reserve in the late 1990s for breeding, the crocodiles are having the unintended beneficial effect of scaring […]

A rare Siberian tiger that was moved from Quebec to Edmonton’s Valley Zoo last year has apparently been missing one of the biggest comforts of home – the French language. Zoo staff in Edmonton say the magnificent 300-pound tiger called Boris responds better to French than to the English most commonly heard in Alberta. The […]

Big Cat Falls at Philadelphia Zoo has some new residents. Three rare Amur tiger cubs were born last night, the zoo announced today. They appear to be healthy, according to the zoo. Female tigers keep their cubs hidden after they’re born, the zoo says, and the tiger family will remain off-exhibit for about three months […]

A team of scientists from Russia and South Korea are teaming up to find a way to save a rare species of tiger. The amur tiger, which lives mainly in Russia’s far-east, is one of the most endangered species in Asia, with fewer than 70 living in the wild. Now, South Korean scientists have joined […]

THE world’s most endangered cat, the Iberian lynx, may be making a comeback. Five Iberian lynx were born in captivity in Andalusia in southern Spain over two days last week, reviving hopes that Spain’s increasingly successful lynx breeding program may pull the species back from extinction. A further three captive lynx are pregnant, prompting lynx […]

Tiger breeders in the southern province of Binh Duong in Vietnam have said they are willing to hand over 41 tigers to the authorities. “I’m willing to hand over my tigers to the government. However, I wonder how they will be after I give them to the authorities. Will the authorities take good care of […]

Truman the Tiger is a household name to almost every Mizzou student and alumni, but what about Sulley the Tiger? It’s been almost two years since Sulley was rescued from a “photo for money” operation in Louisiana. “One of those situations where these three [tigers], including Sulley, were in a car and that was a […]

Wild Adventures is welcoming its newest cast member, although this one is a bit wilder than usual. And it eats significantly more too. It’s a tiger cub, and at 17 weeks this baby boy is weighing in at almost 30 pounds. When fully grown this Siberian Bengal mix will weigh up to 700 pounds and […]

JoJo has raised three sets of cubs, feeding them, keeping her babies and their surroundings clean and teaching them to take care of themselves. Her fourth cycle of parenthood has been more of a challenge for the Sumatran tiger mom. “She’s a great tiger,” said Kelly Helmick, the Woodland Park Zoo’s interim director of animal […]

Three abandoned tiger cubs are being nursed by a pig at a zoo in China. The three Begal tigers reportedly enjoy their playtime with their piglet foster brothers and sisters. A spokesman for Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park, in Guangzhou City, said the cubs were rejected by their mother. “We tried many ways, including bottle feeding, […]

Moncton’s most famous animal resident seems to be rallying back from a terminal illness. Tomar, a Siberian tiger, was diagnosed earlier this year with kidney failure and given only weeks to live. Veterinarian Dr. Andre Saindon said Wednesday the big cat at the Magnetic Hill Zoo is showing an unexpected improvement. “Well, he has surprised […]

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