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Beauty and the Beast – Water Dancing

October 26, 2008 / No Comments

I thought cats were afraid of the water. I thought big cats were big afraid of the water. Apparently not. A one-year old tiger jumped in with a female trainer to do a water dance in South Carolina. Yeah! If she called me into the water to dance, I'd go, too. Wouldn't it be cool if animals and people could 'dance' ...

Chimp Anjana Surrogate Mom for Two White Tiger Cubs

October 14, 2008 / 2 Comments

Anjana is a two year old chimpanzee that plays a surrogate mother role for two 21 days old white tiger cubs that had to be separated from their mother due to safety reasons, when a hurricane flooded their sanctuary. However, that's not the only case. China York the care taker at The Institute of Greatly Endangered Species in South Carolina, along ...

Golden Retriever Nurses Abandoned White Tiger Cubs

August 4, 2008 / 10 Comments

Isabella, is a golden retriever at the Safari Zoological Park that recently got famous. Famous for nursing three white tiger cubs born one week ago who were abandoned by their mother. © AP Photo/The Daily Reporter, Rob Morgan/Scanpix Though it's unusual for dogs to care for tiger cubs, Isabella who just recently weaned her own puppies, had nothing against it. Actually, she ...

Indiana Jones and Friends Join World Bank to Save the Tigers

June 10, 2008 / No Comments

Harrison Ford (aka Indiana Jones), Bo Derek and Robert Duvall have recently joined forces with the World Bank to save the the tigers from extinction. A century ago there were at least 100,000 tigers. Studies revealed that there are currently less than 4,000. Though the World Bank is more likely to support poverty and developing countries rather than wildlife projects they ...