Officials say an African lion that died at the Rolling Hills Zoo in Kansas suffered from encephalitis caused by a fungal infection.
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The Union Environment Ministry transferred Delhi Zoo Director Renu Singh, hours after she led a successful operation to rescue a mentally-unstable man who leapt into the enclosure of a lion at the zoo.
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A video that has gone viral showed the man sitting, squatting and then tumbling in front of the lion that stood calmly for nearly a minute before appearing to climb up on him.
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This keeps happening! It seems zoos need to make their cages "people proof."
By the stroke of a legislative pen, a list of iconic and in some cases endangered wild animals can now be manipulated as farming stock. What happens next is anyone’s guess.
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Horrific that the South African government quietly has changed the designation of lions to "farming stock."
As reported last week in my column, the mountain lion that has been prowling around Clear Lake Riviera near the golf course is still there. On Tuesday, a resident called and said the lion was still…
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Two Bhutanese citizens were arrested after a Royal Bengal tiger skin was seized from them in Belakoba forest range of Jalpaiguri district, forest department
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KVAL-TV reports the wild cat was locked alone in an Oak Hill School office for about an hour before a team showed up to remove it.
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There was NO REASON to kill this juvenile bobcat kitten whose mother seems gone.