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As Tigers Become Rarer, Poachers Are Targeting Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife, poaching, lions, tigers )

- 22 days ago -
Growing numbers of wild lions in Africa are slaughtered for their teeth and claws, sought in Asian countries for jewelry.
Knowsley Safari Park Opens Its 1.4m New Amur Tiger Trail
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, animals, tigers, safari park )

- 29 days ago -
The 10,000 sq m habitat took over a year to complete and was officially launched by the Earl of Derby today.
The Big Cats' Decline Is Understated Making Numbers of Snow Leopards in the Wild Impossible to Determine
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, snow leopards, protection, environment, wildlife )

- 21 days ago -
If conservationists across the Himalayas can prove that counting these predators will help villagers more than killing them can, efforts to protect the snow leopard will succeed
Russian Dogs to Be Captured and Disposed of Before World Cup Begins
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, killing, animals, environment )

- 17 days ago -
With the World Cup set to kick off in under two weeks, Russian officials are doing everything they can to clear the streets of stray dogs, or biological trash as they have previously been called by pest control companies.
Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless
Offbeat  (tags: environment, wildlife, protection, animals )

- 6 days ago -
Sungai Putri, a forest on the island Borneo is under threat, as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
Cats Are People Too! June Kittens   video
Offbeat  (tags: June kittens, full grown, adopted-by-now, awesome-pawsome kitty video! )

- 18 days ago -
Kittens Ferlinghetti, Smidge, Slinky and Spunky are all looking for good homes. They are available at Pet Supplies Plus in Niles.
Hit By Poaching and Shrinking Habitats, Genome Sequencing Offers Hope for the Royal Bengal Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, tigers, Genome sequencing )

- 19 days ago -
The whole genome of the Royal Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), IndiaâEUR(TM)s national animal, has been decoded for the first time in a bid to understand its natural history and biology as also to shed light on the subspeciesâEUR(TM) ability to adapt to
Mass Killing of More Than 1,000 Hippos Approved By Zambian Government
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- 15 days ago -
The Zambian government has approved the culling of 1,000 to 2,000 hippos along the Luangwa River over the next 5 years.
Nobody Messes With Pancake the Kitten   video
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, dogs, protection, adorable video! )

- 18 days ago -
Sugar Tree is Pancake's body guard. And nobody,but nobody, messes with Pancake.
Endangered Sumatran Tigers Fly to Tasmania Zoo in State First
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, tigers, zoos )

- 8 days ago -
Two critically endangered Sumatran tigers are currently on their way to Tasmania to their new home at Tasmania Zoo.
20 Things You Didn't Know About ... Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 21 days ago -
The tiger is the biggest cat, black panthers are not a species and the real reason two lions became the Man-Eaters of Tsavo.
25 Things You May Not Know About Giraffes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, giraffes, simply gorgeous pics )

- 13 days ago -
With their long necks, beautiful eyes and regal bearing, the giraffe is an awe inspiring creature whose home is on the African plains. Their unique biology gives rise to certain problems not experienced by other animals, and sometimes their
One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, plastic )

- 16 days ago -
A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
People Who Work With Animals Are Sharing Their Cutest Photos, And We CanâEUR(TM)t Get Enough   video
Offbeat  (tags: people, animals, rescuers, pets, awesome-pawsome video! )

- 10 days ago -
These animals are too precious. Too adorable. And just...Too Cute.

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