London Zoo’s animals, from tarantulas to tigers, get their annual weigh-in – The Durango Herald

LONDON (AP) — Staff at London Zoo got the measure of giant gorillas, plump penguins and skinny stick insects at the zoo’s annual animal weigh-in on Thursday. Zookeepers tempted squirrel monkeys onto scales, totted up tarantulas and used a curry-scented measuring stick to coax Sumatran tigers to stretch out. Staff at the zoo, which is […]

Tigers escape Georgia’s Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari, recaptured

South bracing for more storms following deadly Mississippi twister Search and rescue teams have continued to dig through rubble following tornadoes that ripped through Mississippi and Alabama killing dozens of people. Patrick Colson-Price, USA TODAY Two tigers escaped from an animal park in Georgia after tornadoes struck the area Sunday. The big cats were soon recaptured, […]

Make smart choices, and save tigers from extinction

With research and contributions from Conservation Interpreter Grayson Ponti Hadiah enjoys some sunshine on a warm day. This month is all about tigers at the Dallas Zoo! The Zoo is home to five magnificent Sumatran tigers: Suki, Melati, Manis, Hadiah, and Kuasa. From Melati’s enviably long whiskers to Kuasa’s sheer size and Manis’s characteristically short, […]

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