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4 tigers rescued from Argentina find new home in South Africa

Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in a wagon in Argentina have been released into open-air enclosures in South Africa By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press March 16, 2022, 08:36 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BETHLEHEM, South Africa –– Four Bengal tigers rescued from years of captivity in […]

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Lahore Zoo’s big cats on sale to the public

LAHORE: Animal sanctuaries in one of the most populated cities in the country have a problem of overcrowding and to address it, Lahore Zoo has decided to auction off animals, especially its big cats. Currently, the total number of surplus lions in different zoos in Punjab is over 20 – Lahore Zoo, home to 26 […]

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Will the US Congress act to regulate big cats kept in captivity? (remark)

Americans may think the illegal trade in tiger parts is halfway around the world, but in reality, the United States is a big part of this lucrative global market. Recent research has indicated that the amount of tiger parts entering the United States is likely much greater than previously reported, and raises questions about the […]

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London Zoo rushes to put an end to the “completely false” rumor that lions repeatedly escape | United Kingdom | News

An article from the gossip bulletin Popbitch made the claim on Friday, leading to intense speculation that the zoo‘s Asiatic lions are 100% safe. He said: ‘Although it’s not usually something they bother to publicize, there is a story circulating among staff at London Zoo about the lions there. “Apparently not only are they incredibly […]

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Martine Colette, who saved exotic animals, died at 79

Martine Colette, the founder of Wildlife Waystation, an exotic animal sanctuary that operated for 43 years just outside the Los Angeles city limits, died Jan. 23 at a hospital in Lake Havasu, Arizona. She was 79 years old. The cause was lung cancer, said Jerry Brown, his publicist and friend. Waystation, which Ms. Colette established […]

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This Valentine’s Day You Can Name A Cockroach After Your Ex And Watch It Get Eaten Alive

Name a bug after your ex and watch an animal devour it, this Valentine’s Day. The Lehigh Zoo will also post weekly Facebook videos where people can see the bug named after their ex was fed to the animals. If you’re having a hard time moving on from your past relationship or want to express […]

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Seeking Doctor Doolittle: A private zoo with 450 animals for sale

Breadcrumb Links News Lack of regulation raises questions about a buyer’s ability to operate a facility safely One of the residents hanging out at Greenview. Photo by Facebook/Greenview Content of the article A recent real estate listing offering a small business near the shore of Lake Erie is attracting attention not for the 50-acre property […]

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Covid News: Austrian adult vaccine mandate nears approval

Members of the University of Pretoria veterinary team take samples from a lion that contracted the coronavirus from its handlers at a zoo in Johannesburg.Credit…Marietjie Venter JOHANNESBURG – Lions at a South African zoo who caught the coronavirus from their handlers were sick for more than three weeks and continued to test positive for up […]

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Ricky Gervais castigates “evil” hunters by asking “who do they think they are?”

Comedian and activist Ricky Gervais has condemned the “nasty” hunters who will attempt to kill a polar bear tomorrow at the Safari Club International’s annual convention. Proceeds from the auction, it is claimed, will be used to lobby the UK government against the ban on the import of hunting specimens. Ricky, a supporter of the […]

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Today’s Local Utah News Headlines – Monday Evening, January 17, 2022

Monday evening, January 17, 2022 State Intermountain Healthcare is rolling out a new visiting policy Intermountain Healthcare is “temporarily tightening” visiting rules from Tuesday. Overnight visitors are not permitted except for pediatric, labor and postpartum, dementia, critically ill, or end-of-life patients. This is to prevent people from sleeping without their masks. The changes are due […]

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Big cats at Saint-Louis zoo have recovered from COVID-19

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Big cats recovered from respiratory infections at the St. Louis Zoo after being infected with COVID-19 in November. Before becoming ill, the cats had been partially or fully vaccinated. Their caretakers say they think it only helped them develop mild symptoms. Now, big cats eat and behave normally, but they occasionally […]

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Recycle Fairy Lights and Save Lions with Audubon Zoo’s New Conservation Program | Entertainment / Life

Recycled Christmas trees can be placed in bayous to protect the Louisiana coastline. Ribbons and bows can be reused on future gifts. But what happens to fairy lights that are dead at the end of the holiday season, or those that haven’t survived another year of storage in the attic? Audubon Zoo has initiated a […]

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57 Argentine Lions and Tigers transferred to the Northern AZ Sanctuary – The Bee – The buzz in Bullhead City – Lake Havasu City – Kingman – Arizona – California

57 Argentine lions and tigers transferred to the northern sanctuary of AZ Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Valentine, Arizona, has partnered with animal welfare organization Enfoque Animal, alongside Zoo Lujan, bothlocated in Argentina, to repatriate 57 lions and tigers to the accredited sanctuary. With the outbreak of the Covid-19 […]

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Zoo regroups after leopard dies, possibly due to COVID | South Dakota News

By ANNIE TODD, Argus Leader of Sioux Falls SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) – The Great Plains Zoo announced that one of their snow leopards, Baya, died of respiratory illness, possibly COVID-19, last week. In the days following Baya’s death, although felt deeply in the zoo community and conservation efforts in general, the animal’s death also […]

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Don’t kill the T-23 tiger, capture it alive: Madras HC heads the TN forestry department

People for Cattle, based in Chennai, India, filed a DIP against Chief Wildlife Custodian Shekhar Kumar Niraj, who on October 1 gave the order to hunt down the elusive tiger, T-23. The Madras High Court on Tuesday, October 5, ordered the Tamil Nadu Forest Department not to kill the elusive tiger, coded T-23, in the […]

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National zoo considered euthanizing one of the lions with Covid

Three female lions, including Shera, 17. Photo courtesy of the National Zoo. The National Zoo considered euthanizing Shera, a 17-year-old lioness, last month because she developed kidney disease after contracting Covid-19. The zoo has been treating its nine big cats for the coronavirus since mid-September. However, Shera was the only one classified as critically ill […]

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Lions at COVID-Sick Zoo fed ‘attempt’ baby food and chicken broth to increase appetites

Some of the big cats that tested positive for COVID-19 last week at the Washington, DC National Zoo struggled with poor appetites, so zookeepers had to get creative. “We’ve seen a real decrease in interest in appetite, so this week they’ve done more to stimulate their appetite,” spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson told the Washington Post. This […]

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3 lions still struggling with the aftermath of COVID-19 infections at the Smithsonian National Zoo

Three African lions at the Smithsonian National Zoo in DC are still battling their COVID-19 infections a week after encountering the disease for the first time. Three African lions at DC’s Smithsonian National Zoo are still battling their COVID-19 infections, while the other six big cats that have contracted the virus are on the mend. […]

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All lions and tigers at the DC National Zoo have COVID-19

The Washington DC National Zoo announced Friday that all of its lions and tigers have tested positive for COVID-19. “Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19,” said a press release from the zoo. “Over the past weekend, animal keepers observed decreased appetite, coughing, […]

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Lions and tigers at DC National Zoo presumed positive for Covid-19

Animal keepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close watch on their lions and tigers after the big cats test positive for Covid-19. Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with anti-inflammatory and anti-nausea medication to relieve their discomfort and loss of appetite, the […]

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DC National Zoo Lions and Tigers Presumed Positive for COVID-19 | Saint-Louis news headlines

(CNN) – Animal keepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close watch on their lions and tigers after the big cats test positive for COVID-19. Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with anti-inflammatory and anti-nausea medication to relieve their discomfort and loss of […]

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DC National Zoo Lions and Tigers Presumed Positive for COVID-19 | American World News

(CNN) – Animal keepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close watch on their lions and tigers after the big cats test positive for COVID-19. Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with anti-inflammatory and anti-nausea medication to relieve their discomfort and loss of […]

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Lions and tigers at National Zoo treated for COVID-19: Coronavirus updates: NPR

Lions watch visitors from their enclosure at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, in July 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Lions watch visitors from their enclosure at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC, in July 2020. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / […]

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San Diego Zoo, Safari Park to Begin Vaccinating Certain Animals Against COVID-19

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance has said zoo and Safari Park staff will begin vaccinating some animals for COVID-19 “opportunistically” over the next few weeks or months. Last week, a spokesperson said that the zoo had received vaccines made from the purified and recombinant Zoetis advanced protein for use in […]

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Cincinnati Zoo animals will soon receive a special COVID-19 vaccine to protect them from the coronavirus

An orangutan training for a hand injectionPhoto: YouTube screenshot of the Cincinnati Zoo As the United States has failed to meet President Biden’s goal of vaccinating 70% of its human population against COVID-19 by July 4, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is preparing to launch its own program vaccination – but this time it’s […]

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LaCONES-CCMB issues guidelines for COVID-19 testing in zoo animals

(Representative image) | Photo credit: iStock images Hyderabad: COVID-19 was reported in zoo animals in India last month. The Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) at CSIR-Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad is one of four centers designated to test animal samples for possible coronavirus infection. With support from the Central […]

Animal Conservation

“Tigre Gente” director embarks on a boat chase with jaguar poachers while filming documentary

Elizabeth Unger is no stranger to the wilderness. The National Geographic explorer and filmmaker has literally visited every continent in the world, but as she spoke with Salon via email about her first feature film, “Tiger Gente”, you could hear the wonder in her voice then. that she remembered the experience. “I vividly remember my […]

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Big cats rescued from ‘Tiger King’ park in Oklahoma find new home at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

EUREKA SPRINGS Ark. (KY3) – Federal authorities have removed the last of 68 big cats from the Oklahoma private zoo that had been the center of the “Tiger King” saga. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, recently helped rescue several big cats from Tiger King Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The site was […]

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Why the fear of the spread of Covid in animals is a source of concern for the livestock sector in India

In early May, Asian lions at Hyderabad Zoo (Nehru Zoological Park) tested positive for Covid. At the time, the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Climate Change said the infection was not caused by any variant of concern. The ministry said the eight lions that had been infected were isolated. They responded positively to treatment and […]

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Lions, tigers and bears: Saskatchewan tightens captive wildlife rules

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan Local News Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation executive director Darrell Crabbe is concerned that the import of exotic wildlife poses a threat to native species. Author of the article: Nick pearce • Local journalism initiative Animals like crocodiles are considered “openly dangerous” under Saskatchewan’s Restricted Species Rules. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix). Photo by underworld111 /Getty Images […]

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Experts divided on the park for the relocation of lions and cheetahs | Latest India News

The impact of Cyclone Tauktae on Gir National Park in Gujarat, the country’s only home for lions in the wild, has sparked debate over whether Kuno Palpur Wildlife Reserve in Madhya Pradesh should host some of the affected animals or cheetahs continue to move from Africa, conservation experts said Monday. Most wildlife experts say Kuno […]

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Asiatic lions at Hyderabad Zoo recover from coronavirus infection

Symptoms eased after the lions took medication for almost two weeks. Eight Asian lions at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, infected with the novel coronavirus, have recovered and are now considered negative for the virus. Zoo officials told TNM that the lions are considered negative for the coronavirus under the COVID-19 protocol because the infection […]

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Big Cats Seized From ‘Tiger King’ Zoo Coming To Minnesota | The powerful 790 KFGO

A tiger arrives at the Wildcat Sanctuary, featured in the Netflix documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness. SANDSTONE, Minnesota – The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone is home to several big cats that were seized by federal officials and removed from the Oklahoma private zoo that had been the center of the Netflix documentary […]

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Last cat out of Tiger King Park’s bag after the seizure is complete | national news

THACKERVILLE, Oklahoma (AP) – Federal authorities have removed the last of 68 big cats from the Oklahoma private zoo that had been the center of the “Tiger King” saga. A jaguar was among the last cats removed from Tiger King Park in Thackerville, a few miles north of Oklahoma’s border with Texas, The Oklahoman reported […]

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Federal authorities seize 68 big cats from Jeff Lowe’s ‘Tiger King Park’

THACKERVILLE, Oklahoma (KFOR) – US law enforcement officers, led by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, seized nearly 70 animals from Jeff Lowe and his menagerie in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Monday. The United States seized 68 protected lions, tigers, lion-tiger hybrids and a jaguar from Jeffrey and Lauren Lowe’s Tiger King Park. “There are no […]

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US seizes dozens of ‘Tiger King’ Jeff Lowe’s big cats for endangered species law violations

THACKERVILLE, Oklahoma – The US Department of Justice has seized nearly 70 big cats from the zoo owned by Jeff Lowe, famous for the “Tiger King,” after an investigation reportedly revealed abuses and violations. According to Department of Justice officials, a search and seizure warrant has been issued for continuing violations of the endangered species […]

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Lions Tigers & Beers hosts screenings of documentary Michael Webber

See + Do East County Exotic Animal Rescue Reveals Inside Information About Exotic Animal Trade With Two Screenings Of Michael Webber’s Film Thursday, April 29, 20210 San Diego’s only accredited big cat and bear sanctuary, Lions Tigers & Bears, is hosting two screenings of Michael Webber’s documentary “The Conservation Game” for the San Diego community. […]

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Bipartisan Senate group announces support for ban on possession of big cats

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday unveiled a bill to ban private ownership of big cats and prohibit exhibitors from allowing public contact with cubs. The bill, called the Big Cat Public Safety Act, was introduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Susan collinsSusan Margaret Collins Collins joins Democrats in attempt to undo Trump’s methane […]

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After ‘Tiger King’, the law proposed to protect big cats

Sara Amundson, chair of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, said the Big Cat Safety Act had the backing of law enforcement organizations and dozens of zoos and sanctuaries, giving it “a significant boost”. “Whether it’s Joe Exotic, Doc Antle or Joe Blow, we cannot allow individuals to keep big cats captive for fun or profit,” […]