The wide pop culture presence of iconic animals like elephants, tigers, lions and panda bears skews public perception of how endangered these animals really are.
JOHANNESBURG: A suspected poacher has been mauled to death and eaten by a pride of lions, police have revealed. They said that little was left of the victim’s body after he was attacked close to Kruger National Park in South Africa. The…
MANILA: Lions, chimpanzees, giraffes, leopards and a wide variety of sharks received added protection at a UN wildlife conference in the Philippines, organisers said Saturday. Some 34 endangered species were selected to receive…
LEIPZIG: German zookeepers shot dead a lion after two of the animals escaped from their enclosure and a tranquiliser failed to stop one of them, the zoo's director said.
SANTIAGO: A zoo in Chile's capital said it was forced to kill two lions on Saturday to protect a suicidal man who had entered their cage in front of aghast visitors.
SAN MANUEL (Honduras): More than 10,000 crocodiles are starving to death on a farm in Honduras after the wealthy family owning them had their assets frozen because of US accusations they laundered money for drug traffickers.
TBILISI: Lions, tigers, bears and other wild animals escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi Sunday, adding to chaos caused by flooding that killed at least eight people, officials said.