Latest Tigers News

From tigers to snakes, NC keeper enriches and trains animals

Sep. 12, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Most people will never come face to face with a Sumatran tiger, but for Carolyn Mikulskis, it’s often part of a typical workday at the Greensboro Science Center. As senior keeper, Mikulskis’ job is not just about making sure animals have...

3 endangered Sumatran tigers found dead in Indonesia

Aug. 27, 2021 06:46 AM EDT

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Three critically endangered Sumatran tigers, including two cubs, were found dead in a conservation area on Indonesia's Sumatra island after being caught in traps apparently set by a poacher, authorities said Friday. The mother and a female...

2 rare Sumatran tigers recovering after catching COVID-19

Aug. 01, 2021 06:44 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two rare Sumatran tigers at the zoo in the Indonesian capital are recovering after being infected with COVID-19. Nine-year-old Tino became ill with shortness of breath, sneezing, and a runny nose on July 9. He also lost his appetite. ...

Michigan city bans chickens, coyotes and even tigers as pets

Jul. 28, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

MARYSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — When chickens come home to roost, they better make sure it’s not in Marysville. City leaders in the community about 65 miles (104 kilometers) northeast of Detroit have enacted a new law banning chickens, pheasants, badgers, kangaroos, coyotes...

Ex-Indiana wildlife center auctioned off after court ruling

Jul. 18, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out for an auction at a former Indiana wildlife center where the ex-proprietor and his ex-wife were found to have violated the Endangered Species Act by taking and wounding animals, including tigers and lions. A...

Court orders shorter sentence for 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic

Jul. 14, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that “Tiger King” Joe Exotic should get a shorter prison sentence for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws. Joe Exotic, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, was...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Jul. 06, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

Terre Haute Tribune-Star. July 1, 2021. Editorial: Study exposes Indiana’s political imbalance It’s no secret that Indiana is, in political terms, a bright red state. The Republican Party has an iron grip on state government and in most local...