A video of a “depressed” tiger going in endless circles in an enclosure at a zoo in China is breaking hearts on the internet.
In the video, the white Bengal tiger can be seen pacing tirelessly in the same location, as evidenced by a visible circular trail.
Park officials in India were chased by a tiger while riding their motorcycles at the Muthanga Wildlife Safari in Wayanad, Kerala State, which is home to about 100 tigers.
The intense moment, which was captured on video and shared on the Facebook page of Forests and Wildlife Protection Society, sees the two national park officials patrolling the area after they received reports of a tiger sighting in the area, according to Hindustan Times via AsiaOne.
China is reversing its 25-year ban on the use of tiger bones and rhinoceros horns that would now allow certain doctors to prescribe them for medical treatments.
In traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bones are used as an ingredient in concoctions believed to treat conditions such as rheumatism, arthritis, and erectile dysfunction, while rhino horns are used in medicines that purportedly help reduce swelling and stop bleeding.
A new video circulating on Chinese social media showing a 9-year-old girl walking a tiger cub on a leash has raised concerns among some netizens.
Conservation activists are trying to keep a “man-eating” tigress from being killed in India after the country’s Supreme Court granted local forest rangers permission to slaughter the endangered animal.
The tigress, nicknamed T1, is believed to be responsible for the deaths of 13 people in the Yavatmal district in Maharashtra state since January 2016.
Nearly 17 months after her mother died by the fangs of a Siberian tiger, a woman filed a petition demanding compensation from the safari park where the incident took place.
The woman, surnamed Zhao, is seeking 1.49 million yuan ($226,500) from Badaling Wildlife Park in Beijing for failing to rescue her mother in the unfortunate event on July 23, 2016.
An elderly man who thought it would be a good idea to feed circus animals with banknotes ended up losing two of his fingers after a caged tiger bit his right hand and refused to let go.
Identified only by his surname Bai, the 65-year-old man sustained his injuries when went to see the visiting circus in Jingziguan, Henan Province on Wednesday afternoon, according to the South China Morning Post.
An exhausted tiger attacked its trainer during a circus performance in China to the chock of the audience.
The incident took place at the Liaohe Theater in Yingkou, Liaoning Province, on August 20.
Visitors of a local zoo in China witnessed a shocking sight on Monday afternoon after the facility’s staff fed a live donkey to a group of tigers.
Video footage of the scene shows a terrified donkey at the Yancheng Wild Animal World in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province being pushed down a ramp to fall several feet down into the moat that surrounds the tiger enclosure.
Police in Vietnam have stumbled upon five frozen and disemboweled tigers from a man’s freezer in the province of Nghe An on Tuesday.
Tiger organs and bones are used for traditional medicine in Vietnam, where burgeoning local markets illegally sell animal parts, including ivory, rhino horn and exotic species like pangolins, according to ChannelNewsAsia.
A Siberian Tiger Park in China has caught the attention of Chinese netizens after photos of its rather portly Siberian Tigers recently surfaced online.
Images of the fat tigers first went viral on the Chinese social media site Weibo, reported Shanghaiist.
A Chinese man was mauled to death by tigers at a zoo in Ningbo as his wife and children looked on in horror after he jumped into the enclosure to avoid paying the $19 entrance fee.
It took the special forces unit from the local police about an hour on Sunday before they could pull the man, identified by Dongqian Lake Tourist Resort Administrative Committee as Zhang from Hubei province, to safety, according to the BBC.