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Vancouver Aquarium Ordered to Prevent Whales, Dolphins From Breeding, But Is That 'Animal Cruelty'?
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- 27 days ago -
The Vancouver Park Board drew a line in the sand, or perhaps the surf, this week when it decided that the Vancouver Aquarium could continue to keep whales and dolphins in captivity, but must not breed them or otherwise promote reproduction.
Toronto Zoo Breeds Endangered Animals
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- 99 days ago -
Canadian breeding programme uses frozen repository of sperm, eggs, DNA and cells to save species from extinction.
Brazilian Police Find Stolen Lion at a Breeding Farm
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- 115 days ago -
Police in Brazil have located a lion that was stolen from an animal shelter in the state of Sao Paulo.
The Truth About White Tigers and Why Their Breeding Needs to Stop
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, white, breeding )

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- 120 days ago -
The white tiger is a rare pigmentation variant of the Bengal tiger. White tigers lack the pheomelanin pigment that normally gives a tiger its orange coloration, but they still produce the lighter eumelanin, and are therefore not considered to be albinos
World's Smallest Wild Cat Gets Special Attention at SGNP
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- 263 days ago -
The world's first conservation captive breeding programme for the Indian rusty-spotted cat, the world's smallest wild cat species, is set to begin at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivali.
National Zoo's Sumatran Tigers Mate As Species' Numbers Dwindle
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- 601 days ago -
But captive cats don't always approach mating as if the survival of their species depends on it. That's why the Smithsonian's National Zoo excitedly announced this week that its two Sumatran tigers, Kavi and Damai, finally bred.
Next-Generation Siberian Tigers to Breed in Wild
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- 619 days ago -
China is planning to let artificially-bred next-generation Siberian tigers to breed in the wild, a leading breeding center for the endangered species announced Tuesday.
Scottish Wildcat Captive Breeding Suggested
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, breeding )

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- 701 days ago -
Captive breeding has been suggested as a way of boosting populations of Scottish wildcats.
Rare Amur Leopards Make Their Debut
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- 865 days ago -
One of the world's most endangered cats has leapt onto the scene for the first time in the San Diego Zoo's history. Three 11-month-old Amur leopards have not stopped jumping, running and playing, except for naps, since they made their debut in recent
6 Tiger Cubs Are Melghat's New Guests
Offbeat  (tags: sightings, two tiger cubs, survival, breeding, melghat, wildife )

- 1060 days ago -
While recent lynching of Navegaon National Park tigress in Bhakru Tola in Chhattisgarh by a furious mob came as a rude shock, there is a good news from Melghat - sighting of six new cubs has thrilled wildlife buffs and officials .
Artificial Insemination Helps Threatened Cat Population
Offbeat  (tags: endangered wild cats, pallas cats, threatened, survival, artifical insemination, breeding )

- 1104 days ago -
Science has done it again! Three Pallas' Cat kittens were born through artificial insemination (AI) at the Cincinnati Zoo in June, marking the first ever AI pregnancy and birth for the species.
Clouded Leopards Spring One on Keepers
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- 1191 days ago -
Keepers at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium thought Chai Li and Nah Fun, a pair of 20-month-old clouded leopards, were too young to breed.
Panda of Tiny Feet on the Baby Ward: The Clinic That Is Giving An Endangered Species a Giant Future
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- 1363 days ago -
Pale, blind and weighing just a few ounces, this fragile newborn looks much like a mouse. Yet it is part of an amazing breeding programme saving the giant panda from extinction.
Stomping Ground: Wild Stallions Square Off in Bloody Fight for Mating Rights
Offbeat  (tags: stallions, wild stallion, fightinhg for territories, mares, mating, breeding, koniks )

- 1382 days ago -
This is the dramatic moment two proud stallions faced off in a bloody fight for dominance and mating rights in a herd of wild horses. The Koniks, or Polish primitive horses, reared up on their hind legs with their teeth bared during the ferocious
Finnish Wolves May Save Swedish Wolves From Gene Pool Jeopardy
Offbeat  (tags: breeding, gene pool, bloodlines, geneticf, finnish wolves, swedish wolves )

- 1382 days ago -
In the near future, Finnish wolves may be transported to Sweden to help revive the Nordic wolf population. The goal is to foster genetic mixing. Finland's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry says Finnish wolves could be trapped and transported to

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