Biggest of the big cats arrives at Longleat
A pair of Amur tigers – the largest type of big cat in the world – has arrived at Longleat. The tigers, a male from Norway and a female from Sweden, are part of a European breeding programme for the endangered sub-species.It is hoped the pair, who are both three years old and captive bred, will eve
Zoo Boise has something to roar about. Male lion joins African plains exhibit
Revan, a 4-year-old African male lion, arrived at his new home at Zoo Boise this weekend. He comes from the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore through a partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Animal welfare minister criticises shooting of lion at Planckendael
A lion was shot to death yesterday at Planckendael animal park in Mechelen after she escaped from her enclosure, earning criticism from a government minister and animal rights group Flemish animal welfare minister Ben Weyts has delivered sharp criticism in response to Planckendael animal park's decision to shoot a lion yesterday that had escaped from its enclosure.