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Stranded tigers recovering in Polish zoos

Stranded tigers recovering in Polish zoos

Nine stranded tigers whose plight sparked a wave of public sympathy after they were found emaciated and dehydrated during an odyssey from Italy are slowly recovering after their rescue by two Polish zoos.

Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes records in Europe

Ice cubes for tigers as heatwave smashes records in Europe

Belgian zookeepers fed chickens in giant ice cubes to tigers on Wednesday as northern Europe baked in record temperatures during another heatwave that climate experts believe could become the new normal.

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals

Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue.

Lions, tigers and jaguar break out of German zoo

Lions, tigers and jaguar break out of German zoo

Residents in the area have been advised to stay indoors while a hunt is under way for the big cats.

White tiger quadruplets born in Polish zoo

White tiger quadruplets born in Polish zoo

The arrival of four baby white tigers has brought a cute new attraction to the zoo at Borysew, a town near the Polish city of Lodz, but the birth of the inbred species has also raised ethical questions.

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.

Emiratis banned from keeping wild pets: reports

Emiratis banned from keeping wild pets: reports

The private ownership of wild animals has been outlawed in the United Arab Emirates, where keeping exotic creatures as pets is a status symbol for some, reports said on Wednesday.

Tigers on the loose near Dutch village, police close in

Tigers on the loose near Dutch village, police close in

Two tigers escaped from a big cat shelter near a small Dutch village on Saturday and remained free after a tranquiliser dart fired by police failed to take effect.