Tacoma the Siberian tiger is the ripe old age of 13 and his golden years have been painful. The big cat has debilitating arthritis and walks with a bad limp. But, his caretakers gave the cat a groundbreaking surgery to relieve the aches.
Reuters - News Video Online (Sep. 8, 2016) The Smithsonian National Zoo uses an experimental treatment, and some new shoes, to relieve arthritis in an aging elephant. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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NDTV (Mar. 19, 2012) 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 ... 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
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
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
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