| Sep 13, 2011
| 5:09 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- One of the three tiger cubs born Aug. 6 at the Los Angeles Zoo has died, zoo officials said Tuesday.
Zoo staff discovered the dead cub Monday and an examination revealed it sustained "head trauma." How the cub suffered the...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:05 AM
ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- The state of Ohio intervened on Thursday to stop six exotic animals from being transferred back to the widow of the man who released them and dozens of other creatures last week shortly before killing himself.
The Ohio Department of...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Dozens of exotic animals including tigers, lions and bears were let loose on Ohio farmland by their owner before he committed suicide, sparking a shoot-to-kill hunt for the wild beasts and forcing panicked residents to stay inside on Wednesday.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Taxes. Now there's a word that's sure to get the blood flowing.
Although perennially a subject for discussion, it seems that it's become more a part of our national and state and even local discourse over the past few months.
So, always interested in...
| Jan 10, 2010
Lions, tigers, bears and a haunted house in Vietnam?
It's not a fairy tale, and the only missing ingredient is a voice exclaiming, "Oh, my!"
Lac Canh Dai Nam Van Hien is a $219-million amusement park that began construction in 1999 and opened Sept. 11,...
| Oct 8, 2007
Although Brookfield Zoo officials said the injuries of a 4-month-old tiger cub that lost its right foreleg and part of its tail were not life-threatening, the male Amur tiger died Sunday.
The cub died while coming out of anesthesia for ongoing...
| Mar 7, 2008
He is a magnificent animal, his coat a glossy amber, his fangs long and sharp. He flicks his long tail and paces restlessly up and down beside the bars of the cage. But this tiger, known only as 327, is on the outside and longs to get in.
He is one of...
| May 16, 2009
It was a tiny article in the back of a newspaper that first caught the attention of playwright Rajiv Joseph. An American soldier stationed in Baghdad reportedly killed a Bengal tiger at the local zoo after the animal maimed a colleague who was trying to...
| Nov 7, 2009
South African wildlife photographers and authors Dereck and Beverly Joubert have worked in some of Africa's most remote areas for more than 25 years, recording the life cycles and decline of some of the continent's most iconic animals, in the process...
| Oct 31, 2008
The hippo and crocodiles were statues made of glass and cement. But the lions and tigers were real.
It was one of those odd things drug traffickers do. Like decorating their assault rifles with gold and diamonds.
When Mexican authorities raided a...
| Dec 4, 2007
| 8:24 AM
A tiger living at actress Tippi Hedren's wildlife sanctuary mauled a caretaker Monday afternoon, leaving the man in critical condition with multiple bites, a Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman said.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. at Hedren'...
| Dec 28, 2007
The director of the San Francisco Zoo said Thursday that he had overstated the height of the sheer wall in the tiger grotto -- and that the tiger that killed a teenage visitor on Christmas Day may have been able to escape over the walls.