Missing Houston tiger found safe after nearly a week and moved to wildlife sanctuary

U.S. 05/16/21, 20:44

A Bengal tiger missing for a week in Houston was discovered safe and healthy and relocated to an animal preservation reserve. “The tiger appears to be in very good health,” Houston Police Department (HPD) Commander Ron Borza said at a news conference on Saturday, May 15. https://twitter.com/houstonpolice/status/1393738103425208323?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1393738103425208323%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnypost.com%2F2021%2F05%2F16%2Fmissing-houston-tiger-found-safe-will-go-to-sanctuary%2F In a clip released by the ...

Topeka Zoo: Protocols weren’t followed before tiger attack

U.S. 06/06/19, 14:52

Longtime procedures involving the handling of potentially dangerous animals were not followed in April when a Topeka Zoo employee was attacked and injured by a tiger , according to a report released Thursday.The report detailing the zoo's internal investigation says "multiple" zoo protocols that dictate what should happen before a ...

Owner of tiger found in abandoned Houston house charged

U.S. 05/16/19, 13:09

The ex-owner of a tiger rescued from a filthy cage in an abandoned house in Houston has been charged with animal cruelty.Houston police Wednesday arrested 24-year-old Brittany Garza on the misdemeanor count involving a non-livestock animal. She's free on $100 bond. An attorney for Garza, Jay Cohen, declined comment Thursday.The ...

Report: Doors unlocked before tiger attack at Kansas zoo

U.S. 05/10/19, 17:09

A state report says that safety doors in a Sumatran tiger's enclosure at a Kansas zoo were left unlocked before the animal attacked and injured a veteran zookeeper.The report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labor agreed with the Topeka Zoo's assessment that no equipment failure or other problem ...

Tiger attacks founder of Arizona nonprofit animal rescue

U.S. 04/25/19, 14:53

A Bengal tiger attacked a nonprofit animal rescue's founder in northwestern Arizona and will not be put down after the man said it was his fault.Keepers of the Wild, located in Valentine, Arizona, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Kingman, confirmed in a statement posted Wednesday on its Facebook ...

Zoo investigates animal handling after tiger attacks worker

U.S. 04/23/19, 13:06

A Kansas zoo is investigating its animal-handling protocols after a Sumatran tiger seriously injured a veteran zookeeper, and its director acknowledged Tuesday that human error probably led to the attack. The Topeka Zoo has "100 percent confidence" that no problem with the tiger's enclosure caused the attack Saturday on 40-year-old Kristyn ...

Kansas zookeeper attacked by tiger is out of intensive care

U.S. 04/22/19, 11:47

Officials say a Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger is out of intensive care.Topeka city spokeswoman Mally Hadfield says the woman is stable and was moved Sunday to a different unit of the hospital. The woman's name hasn't been released, and Hadfield says her family is requesting ...

Condition of Topeka zookeeper attacked by tiger improving

U.S. 04/21/19, 19:13

The director of the Topeka Zoo says a zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger remains in intensive care but her prognosis for recovery is good.The zookeeper was attacked Saturday while in the outdoor tiger habitat of Sanjiv, a 7-year-old male tiger.The Topeka Capital-Journal reports zoo director Brendan Wiley ...

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka Zoo

U.S. 04/20/19, 15:47

City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when a Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv tackled the worker in an enclosed outdoor space. Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the zookeeper suffered lacerations and puncture ...

Judge: Animal shelter to keep tiger seized from Houston home

Texas 04/04/19, 10:33

A judge has ruled that an animal shelter can keep a tiger that was rescued from an abandoned Houston home.The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison has looked after the tiger since February, when some people entered the house to smoke marijuana and found the big cat .Authorities say ...

3 Sumatran tiger cubs explore jungle habitat in Sydney zoo

Amazing 03/29/19, 02:55

Three boisterous 10-week-old rare Sumatran tiger cubs have play-wrestled and explored their jungle habitat in their first public appearance at a Sydney zoo.Taronga Zoo manager Mandy Everett said Friday the cubs were born on Jan. 17 to first-time mother Kartika.The female cubs were named Mawar, or Rose in Indonesian, and ...

Woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: ‘I’m not lying’

Texas 02/13/19, 17:57

A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: "I'm not lying." The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording of the call after animal rescue workers found the well-fed animal resting on a bed of hay Monday inside ...

Rare tiger kills prospective mate in London at first meeting

Europe 02/08/19, 13:33

For ten days, the London Zoo kept its newly arrived male Sumatran tiger Asim in a separate enclosure from Melati, the female tiger who was supposed to become his mate. Zoologists gave them time to get used to each other's presence and smells, and waited for what they felt would be ...

Rare tiger gets acquainted with new home at London Zoo

Europe 02/02/19, 13:30

A rare Sumatran tiger is getting acquainted with his new home after arriving at the London Zoo this week.Asim, from Ree Park Safari in Denmark, was moved to the zoo Tuesday as a new mate for its resident female, 10-year-old Melati.The zoo's head tiger keeper, Kathryn Sanders, says "Asim is ...

Havar, Abilene Zoo’s white Bengal tiger, dies

Texas 01/18/19, 17:48

Havar, the white Bengal tiger that has been one of the Abilene Zoo's star attractions for 9½ years, has died at an age estimated between 18 and 20 years.An Abilene Zoo statement says the big cat died Friday morning of natural causes in the presence of the zoo's care team. ...

Trump to honor champion Clemson at White House on Monday

Football 01/11/19, 23:44

President Donald Trump says he's looking forward to celebrating Clemson's national champion football team at the White House on Monday. Trump announced the team's visit in a tweet Friday, exclaiming "what a game, what a coach, what a team!" Clemson beat Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the title game. Trump also honored ...

China postpones on allowing tiger bone, rhino horn trading

World 11/12/18, 23:33

China is postponing its decision to allow trading in tiger and rhinoceros parts a bare two weeks after the easing of the ban had raised fears the country was giving legal cover to poaching and smuggling of endangered wildlife.The official Xinhua News Agency quoted Cabinet official Ding Xuedong as saying ...

UK’s Prince William warns of criminal threat to wildlife

Europe 10/11/18, 09:39

Britain's Prince William has told a two-day international wildlife protection conference that he could not face his children if his generation allows elephants, tigers and other species to become extinct.Britain's Prince William, officially opens the 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference at St James' Palace in London, Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. ...

Nepal says its tiger population has almost doubled from 2009

Enviroment 10/07/18, 05:05

Officials say the number of tigers roaming the jungles of Nepal has nearly doubled because of initiatives from the government, conservationists and local authorities who have worked for years to increase the tiger population in the Himalayan nation.Gopal Prakash Bhattarai of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation said ...

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