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
Sep. 21, 2016 Peninsular Malaysia hosts at least three rare mussel species, one of which (Hyriopsis bialata) is not found anywhere else on the planet. Now investigators suggest that this species may be in danger. ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Climate change, urban expansion and agricultural intensification blamed for risk to some of Britain's best loved species. Some of the UK's leading nature experts have delivered a clarion call for ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and ... read more
Sep. 20, 2013 Scientists have unraveled the first whole genome of a nine-year-old male Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), and compared it with the genomes of other big cats including the white Bengal tiger, ... read more
Oct. 29, 2012 Nearly a quarter of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis used complementary and alternative therapy (CAT) to help manage their condition, according to a new ... read more
Nov. 16, 2011 After an amazing five of the seven wild cat species found on the Indonesian island of Sumatra were recently caught on camera in tract of forest being rapidly lost to deforestation, the World Wildlife ... read more