A Brazilian family counts nine 700-pound tigers among its members, additions which came after the father rescued two abused tigers from a traveling circus in 2005. But wildlife authorities say he's created a public danger.
AP (Mar. 28, 2014) Three Sumatran Tiger cubs, born in February at the London Zoo, made their first public appearance this week. Sumatran tigers are a very rare species and are listed as critically endangered by the ... watch video
Howdini (Sep. 10, 2014) With the right practices, you can keep all the members of the family, including pets, happy and healthy. Avoid these mistakes and follow these rules–starting with proper hand washing–to ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 21, 2013) Due to human encroachment, habitat destruction, illegal hunting and disease, many animals are facing the danger of extinction.
The ape family has not avoided this fate, as many of its species are ... watch video
NDTV (Apr. 4, 2013) One of the major demands of the NDTV - Aircel Save our Tigers Campaign has been met in Corbett tiger reserve.181 Gujjar families will be relocated outside the reserve ... watch video
AP (May 1, 2012) A bill in Congress would ban breeding of lions, tigers, pumas and other large cats. It's an effort to prevent tragedies like the release of dozens of wild animals in Zanesville, Ohio last year. But ... watch video
NDTV (Dec. 17, 2013) In the dense sal forests on the periphery of the Jim Corbett National Park, two tigers which had strayed beyond the boundaries were trapped, killed and then skinned. The 11 men who poached them were ... watch video
Aug. 28, 2015 New research examines the experiences of California residents who have been prescribed medical marijuana and the stigma they experience from public opinion. The findings indicate that the stigma of ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Researchers have shown that our understanding of how organic material is decomposed by fungi and bacteria is fundamentally wrong. This means that climate models that include ... read more
Aug. 28, 2015 Scientists have identified chemosensory proteins (CSPs) that play important roles in communications between worker ants. CSPs may represent a starting point for elucidation ... read more
Aug. 27, 2015 The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year. It's difficult to treat because fungi are genetically quite similar to ... read more
Mar. 6, 2015 Biologists have released a camera trap slideshow of a family of Amur tigers in the wild showing an adult male with family. Shown following the “tiger dad” along the Russian forest is an adult ... read more
Jan. 20, 2015 The wild tiger Panthera tigris is considered critically endangered, and it faces unprecedented threats, including habitat loss and fragmentation, depletion of prey, and continued illegal poaching for ... read more
May 23, 2013 White tigers today are only seen in zoos, but they belong in nature, say researchers reporting new evidence about what makes those tigers white. Their spectacular white coats are produced by a single ... read more
Sep. 3, 2012 Tigers don't have a reputation for being accommodating, but a new study indicates that the feared and revered carnivores in and around a park in Nepal are taking the night shift to better ... read more