When a famous lion named Cecil was killed in Zimbabwe last month, an important research subject was lost.
Two men face poaching charges, over the killing of a beloved lion outside a national park. The hunt prompted a fierce outpouring of anger. Continue reading →
The tigers at the 'Tiger Temple' roam freely around the monestary, where anyone can pay a fee to pet them.
The clouded leopard babies were abandoned by their mother, so the zoo's vets have taken over their care.
The predators seem to prefer eating domestic dogs in areas where cows, goats and other farm animals are plentiful.
A lack of information about how many endangered cats live in the wild is hampering efforts, the conservation group WWF said.
With only some 50 left in the wild, the animal faces extinction without captive-breeding programs in zoos.
Shera, a 9-year-old lion, gave birth to four cubs over the weekend at the National Zoo.
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