Latest Tigers News

Found: Alligator, drugs, guns, money. But where's the tiger?

Sep. 10, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An alligator, drugs, guns and money were seized during a raid at two homes in Albuquerque last month, but New Mexico wildlife officials said Saturday they are still searching for a young tiger they believe is being illegally kept as a pet. Investigators...

Slovakia on alert as tiger escaped from Ukraine seen in park

Sep. 05, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Police and local authorities in eastern Slovakia have urged residents to be cautious after a tiger that escaped from private hands in neighboring Ukraine was seen over the weekend in a border area. The town of Ulic told citizens Sunday to limit their...

Beloved monarch butterflies now listed as endangered

Jul. 21, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The monarch butterfly fluttered a step closer to extinction Thursday, as scientists put the iconic orange-and-black insect on the endangered list because of its fast dwindling numbers. “It’s just a devastating decline,” said Stuart Pimm, an ecologist at Duke...

Rescued Oklahoma tigers get care in California and new home

Jul. 15, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two neglected tigers rescued from a long-shuttered roadside tourist attraction in Oklahoma are beginning new lives more than 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) away at California’s Oakland Zoo after receiving much-needed medical treatment. The female tigers,...