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Two king cheetah cubs are born

<b>The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is very proud to be able to introduce two new baby king cheetahs to the world!</b><p>The magnificent and rare king …

Hello, Kitty! The Oldest Big Cat Fossil Found

Plus, the out-of-Asia theory for big cats and Ice Age animals<p>Six million years ago, the Himalayas were still pretty darn cold. The terrain was probably a bit rougher than they are nowadays, having had less time to weather. Yet, just as they do today, animals lived in that inhospitable climate, …

Captivating Close-Up Portraits of Rare Bengal Tigers

As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait …

Wildlife

Intimate Animal Portraits by Joshua Arlington

Erie, Pennsylvania-based photographer Joshua Arlington, a regular visitor to his local zoo, takes intimate animal portraits. Arlington manages to capture some stunning portraits of various animals, from a dignified tiger and calm orangutan to a smug llama and playful otter. As a result, the …

Endangered Species

Hand-raised Lion Cubs Growing Strong at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Lions Izu and Oshana of San Diego Zoo Safari Park are parents again! On December 6, Oshana gave birth to two healthy cubs, one male and one female. …

Witness the First Ever Successful Snow Leopard Kill Caught on Camera

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>This incredible set of photographs is, to my knowledge, the first snow leopard kill to be documented on camera.</b><p>These images were taken by Adam Riley deep in the Himalayas in the Hemis National Park while hosting a snow leopard tour through the area.<p>Known as the “gray ghost of …

Wildlife

A Leopard Runs Wild Through Meerut, India

On Sunday, a wild leopard ran through the busy streets of Meerut, a city 40 miles north of New Delhi, India, injuring seven people as officials armed with tranquilizer darts and sticks tried to capture it. One police officer was treated for a large gash in his shoulder. The big cat ran across …

Zoo Miami Welcomes Their First Clouded Leopard Cubs

Zoo Miami has announced their first successful births of highly endangered Clouded Leopards. The two female kittens were born on March 13 and have …

I Think It's Time We Talk About The Margay

AKA the cutest little rainforest cat you've never heard of.

Cheetahs and Tourists, Kenya

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Keepers at Wildlife Safari Save Rejected Cheetah Cub

Staff at Wildlife Safari in Oregon have stepped in to care for a newborn Cheetah who was rejected by his mother. On May 3, first-time Cheetah mom …

The Silent Roar on the Roof of the World: Saving Snow Leopards

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>The eastern Pamir plateau in Tajikistan, called the Bam-e Dunya (Roof of the World) at 13,000 feet and higher, is an unforgiving place, especially in winter.</b><p>And yet, despite temperature plummeting to -50 Fahrenheit in the winter, people, mostly Kyrgyz herders, eke out a living …

Wildlife