In Ranthambhore, somehting most unusual and unexpected is taking place. A male tiger is bringing up two orphaned cubs. The cubs were orphaned after their mother died of an illness. But as far as tiger history goes, this is the first documented case of cubs being cared for by a tiger who is believed to be their father.
AP (May 26, 2014) Five white tiger cubs recently born in a zoo in Austria, were shown to the public on Monday. Zoo owner Herbert Eder says it is rare for a tiger to bear so many cubs in one litter, and if they do, the ... watch video
Newsy (Apr. 11, 2014) A new fossil has revealed daddy longlegs one had an extra pair of eyes. Modern species retain the gene for the extra pair but never develop them.
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AP (Oct. 2, 2013) Hidden cameras captured the birth of the London Zoo's first tiger cub in 17 years. The cub was born to five-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati on September 22 and won't be shown to visitors for a few ... watch video
NDTV (Jan. 6, 2012) A photograph of a tiger carcass is the strongest proof of the presence of the tiger in the tiny Indian state of Goa. That was in 2009. Over two years since, the forest department is still cagey to ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 12, 2014) A leading conservationist warns that the illegal trade in tiger parts for medicinal purposes is increasing, despite improved efforts to save the world's largest cat. Alan Rabinowitz, who runs the ... watch video
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Jan. 21, 2015 The Russian Far East is the setting for a Cinderella story. In this case, Cinderella is a tiger. An orphaned, starved, frost-bitten cub was rescued in the winter of 2012, rehabilitated, released, and ... read more
Dec. 2, 2013 New research into cheetah cub survival has refuted the theory that lions are a cub's main predator and that big cats cannot coexist in conservation areas. The study found that cubs in the ... read more
Nov. 4, 2013 The Wildlife Conservation Society's Central Park Zoo is debuting a pair of snow leopard cubs (Panthera uncia). These are the first snow leopard cubs ever born at the Central Park Zoo and the ... read more
July 12, 2012 For the first time, the den sites of two female snow leopards and their cubs have been located in Mongolia's Tost Mountains, with the first known videos taken of a mother and cubs, located and ... read more