Battle to save rare white lion intensifies
A wildlife sanctuary in South Africa is preparing for a tough custody fight over the fate of a rare white lion named Mufasa. He was confiscated as a cub from a private owner three years ago, but the sanctuary that has cared for him fears the government wants to auction him off, which would put him in the sights of trophy hunters. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports.
State Cracks Down on 'Tiger Selfie' Operator | PETA
In response to a complaint made by PETA, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has cited Eighty Four–based Wild World of Animals In response to a complaint made by PETA, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has cited Eighty Four–based Wild World of Animals exhibitor Grant Kemmerer for five violations of state wildlife laws, including three violations of New York's so-called "tiger selfie" law for allowing members of the public to have direct contact with tigers and a lion during parties at a private residence in Melville, New York, in 2016 and 2017. The agency fined Kemmerer a total of $7,300 for the violations.
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