Shera, a 9-year-old lion, gave birth to four cubs over the weekend at the National Zoo.
Wildlife attacks have been on the rise in some parts of the world.
Surabaya Zoo has been dubbed the "zoo of death" due to multiple allegations of animal abuses, deaths and illegal activities. Continue reading →
Without dramatic conservation efforts, three of the four West African lion populations could become extinct in the next five years.
The new species was a 2-pound tree-dweller that likely fed on even smaller mammals and insects.
Poisoning by local ranchers, other human-related issues are putting the king of the jungle in jeopardy of losing the title.
Local police in Zanesville, Ohio, have orders are to shoot on sight any of the escaped animals that remain on the lam.
Recent reports of a lion on the loose in the English countryside may have been sparked by eyewitness mistakes.