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India Poachers kill rhino after royal couple visit
Posted on April 16, 2016
Poachers shot dead a rhinoceros at a wildlife park in northeast India hours after Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited the sanctuary, a wildlife official said Friday.
Rangers found the dead rhino with its horn missing on Thursday — the day the royal couple left the Kaziranga National Park in Assam state, home to two-thirds of the planet’s remaining one-horned rhinos.
She Grows Up With Gorillas.12 Years Later When They’re Reunited? This Left Me Speechless!
Posted on February 24, 2016
A heartwarming story and video!
The nonprofit Tansy Aspinall was launched among the gorillas at Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, England. One little girl helped with everyday activities in the family’s charity, The Aspinall Foundation, working to rehabilitate gorillas who had been in captivity. The nonprofit organization’s goal is to be able to release the gorillas back into their native habitat in West Africa.
Orangutans in Melbourne Zoo playing interactive videogames using Xbox technology
Posted on February 8, 2016
Never change, our monkey brothers, never change!
Orangutans at Melbourne Zoo are playing interactive videogames as part of a world-first enrichment program.
Zoos Victoria worked with researchers at the University of Melbourne’s Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces (NUI) to create the games, which use Kinect 3D technology from Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming system.
Read the full article at ABC Australia!PHOTO SUPPLIED: UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Posted on January 24, 2016
Black Lion “…The opposite of albinism called melanism, a recessive trait where the skin and fur are all black…”
Terrified lion clings to a tree!
Posted on December 21, 2015
Yearly Photo: A terrified lion clings to a tree as a herd of angry buffalo wait below in the MaasaiMara, Kenya. The stunning picture was taken on March 4, 2015. Source: Facebook.
Siberian tiger becomes unlikely friends with a goat
Posted on December 10, 2015
An odd and remarkable thing happened when a live goat was put into the enclosure of a Siberian tiger as part of its twice-a-week feeding of live animals at the Primorsky Safari Park in Russia: Amur the tiger became friends with its dinner.
In a story that has captivated Russia, Timur the goat and Amur the tiger have become fast friends, eating and playing together, chasing each other in the snow and even playfully head-butting each other, according to the Agence France-Presse.