This video is not professionally produced, but it really conveys the size and gravitas of an adult wild tiger: Yes, it’s sad (and a little
Full story here. Looks like young lions got curious about the monkey people’s toys.
This is my favorite video out of all the ones I’ve looked at thus far in researching my book (due out this fall/winter) on the
Lions can roar, but they can’t purr. This is because their vocal tract is shaped differently from a smaller cat.
The Texas Zoo in Victoria, Texas, was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey’s winds and the subsequent Guadalupe River flooding. Here is their public face on September 2, 2017, as trained animal handlers and other experts help them clean up.
The fact that cats are dangerous seems pretty self-evident.
Yet, last summer, visitors to a drive-through zoo still got out of their car near an uncaged tiger, with predictable results.
This summer, a Kenyan man illegally grazed his herd in Nairobi National Park at night – prime lion activity time. They found what little was left of him the next morning.
Seen more closely, though, these incidents aren’t as simple as they seem.
For one thing, each happened in a big city – Beijing and Nairobi, respectively.