Roar for Tigers

Depressed Tiger Healed by Making Friends with Mice

Depressed Tiger Healed by Making Friends with Mice

Feb 28, 2015

A tiger that was suffering through depression has been cured by the most unlikely of remedies. The Daily Mail reports that a depressed tiger living in a Romanian zoo seems to have recovered after his caretakers introduced a pair of mice into the tiger’s habitat. Rather than eating the mice as the zookeeper’s had expected, the tiger and mice became friends. The tiger’s depression was due to the fact that his life partner had died after the couple spent 13...

टाइगर टेंपल: यहां बौद्ध भिक्षुओं के साथ रहते हैं बाघ

टाइगर टेंपल: यहां बौद्ध भिक्षुओं के साथ रहते हैं बाघ

Feb 24, 2015

थाईलैंड का ‘टाइगर टेंपल’ एक ऐसा मंदिर है, जहां बौद्ध भिक्षुओं के साथ बड़ी संख्या में बाघ भी रहते हैं। कंचनबुरी प्रांत के साईंयोक जिले में स्थित यह बौद्ध मंदिर...

Meet the pooch who lives with his tiger best friends

Meet the pooch who lives with his tiger best friends

Feb 5, 2015

Huang Huang the dog and Tontong the tiger have become inseparable best pals after zookeepers in China chose the playful pooch as the newborn’s playmate seven years ago. The 300-pound tiger and Huang Huang have now formed a purrfect threesome along with another tiger, Huan Huan.“When Tontong was born his mother turned against him so we had to separate them. But we could tell he was lonely so we decided to introduce him to Huang Huang, who is the same age,” said a...

Chinese demand for tiger wine and skins puts wild cats in peril

Chinese demand for tiger wine and skins puts wild cats in peril

Jan 4, 2015

  To the thump of dance music, four tigers roll over in succession, and then raise themselves up on to their haunches. A man in a shiny blue shirt waves a metal stick at them, and they lift their front paws to beg. The “show” takes place twice a day in a gloomy 1,000-seat auditorium – empty on a recent afternoon except for one Chinese tourist, two reporters and a security guard, its broken seats and cracked spotlights painting a picture of neglect. Outside, hundreds of...

Chinese tiger eater jailed for 13 years

Chinese tiger eater jailed for 13 years

Dec 31, 2014

Wealthy Chinese businessman Xi Pat created network of illegal poachers He ate the penises of ‘at least’ three tigers and drank the animals’ blood Was caught out when police found footage of a tiger being slaughtered Has now been jailed for 13 years along with 14 others involved in operation A wealthy Chinese businessman has been jailed for 13 years for hiring poachers to kill three tigers so he could eat their penises and drink their...