New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans

U.S. 05/17/19, 12:58

A new lion exhibit is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.During a recent tour, the African lions could be seen lounging in the shade of an enormous rock surrounded by open grass and tree limbs.The scene is reminiscent ...

Salmon-eating sea lions targeted at Columbia River dam

U.S. 05/03/19, 12:45

More California sea lions preying on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River below a hydroelectric project on the Oregon-Washington border are being killed under a revised policy, federal authorities said Friday. The National Marine Fisheries Service made public reduced criteria for ...

Rhino poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions

Africa 04/08/19, 10:07

A rhinoceros poacher in a South Africa wildlife preserve was stomped to death by an elephant and eaten by lions, authorities said. Rangers at Kruger National Park found his skull and trousers. The man and two others were hunting for rhinos illegally ...

Czech man mauled to death by his pet lion

Europe 03/05/19, 14:35

Police say a man has been mauled to death by his pet lion in a village in eastern Czech Republic.They say that they were called to the site in Zdechov on Tuesday morning, where they found two lions in an ...

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

U.S. 01/18/19, 20:55

Photos and video taken by animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including boots, chaps, belts and furniture labeled as elephant leather. Vendors at the ...

Deputies fired 8 gunshots to subdue lion after fatal attack

U.S. 01/02/19, 15:45

A North Carolina sheriff's report says three tranquilizer darts and eight gunshots were needed to subdue a lion that fatally attacked a zoo intern. A newly released Caswell County Sheriff's Office incident report details deputies' response to the fatal attack Sunday ...

Senate passes bill making it easier to kill sea lions

U.S. 12/07/18, 18:28

A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that feast on imperiled salmon in the Columbia River has cleared the U.S. Senate.State wildlife managers say rebounding numbers of sea lions are eating more salmon than ever and ...

Police take lions, others away from private zoo in Albania

Europe 10/28/18, 09:31

Albanian authorities have forced their way into a private zoo and removed 12 animals due to fears they were malnourished.Members of Four Paws, an international animal welfare charity, move a metal cage outside Safari Zoo Park in Mbrostar, about 100 ...

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