exotic animals

Dangerous Liaisons: Wild cats as trophy pets in UAE (With Images)

April 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS) As many as 3,000 people in the UAE keep wild animals like lions, tigers and cheetahs as pets in their homes, claims a bold documentary by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dia Mirza poses in ad against animal skin trade (With Image)

March 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has posed as a snake to raise her voice against animal skin trade in an ad for animal rights organisation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pet tiger escapes, causes scare in Mexico

December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A pet tiger kept by an attorney in Mexico escaped from its home and spurred a massive deployment of policemen and firefighters in a northern ... Read more...

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Man with 250 rare animals caught in Argentina

December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine police detained a Czech national who tried to board a flight to Madrid with around 250 rare reptiles and mollusks in his luggage.Airport ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dangerous exotic animals deliberately freed in Ohio

October 20th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) The owner of an exotic animal farm in Ohio deliberately released the animals and then killed himself, Muskingum county Sheriff Matt Lutz said Wednesday, the ... Read more...

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Man found with snakes & tortoise in his pants at Miami Airport

August 30th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man tried to board a Brazilian-bound plane from Miami with seven snakes and three tortoises concealed in his pants! Officials of the Transportation Security Administration said ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Officials finally catch loose monkey in Fremont

June 11th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fremont, Ohio, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An escaped monkey on Thursday attacked two girls in Fremont, Ohio. After chasing the animal for hours, officials finally managed to catch the small-sized creature which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

West African dwarf crocodiles seized in London

June 10th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities entered a house in London on a mission but they ended seizing four West African dwarf crocodiles at the premises. The animals were being kept in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Zoo not right place for animals, says Anoushka Shankar (With Image)

May 5th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Sitarist Anoushka Shankar is against the idea of keeping animals in the zoo and is spreading this message in a new PETA ad.In the new ... Read more...

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Sitarist Anoushka Shankar asks people to boycott zoos

May 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Sitar player Anoushka Shankar Thursday appealed to the people to boycott zoos as the animals locked up there are tortured and made to suffer.Shankar made the ... Read more...

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Hearst Zebras Killed By “Angry Neighbors”

January 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three zebras which escaped from the Hearst Ranch in California last week were shot to death by neighboring ranchers who claimed that the exotic animals were ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

50 animals die in Russia circus fire

December 28th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 50 animals died in a fire that broke out in a travelling circus on the outskirts of St. Petersburg Monday, Russia's emergency ministry said.The fire ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British family shares home with 80 animals

November 27th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A British family shares its home with an amazing collection of 80 exotic animals that include boa constrictors, pythons and tarantula spiders.Alan Hewitt, 44, and his wife Heather, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia may ban tigers, crocodiles as pets

November 23rd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes if the parliament clears a bill that bans "exotic" animals from being kept as pets.A bill on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal promotes eco-tourism

September 17th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSukna (West Bengal), Sep. 17 (ANI): The officials of the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in Sukna near West Bengal's Siliguri District have involved the local villagers in protecting the wildlife and ... Read more...

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Meet Jack the parrot who scared off gang of thieves with savage attack

September 16th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A parrot in a pet shop in England is being hailed as a hero after it fought off a gang of thieves when they tried to make off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese Tiger Dog; Pets to Dye For

June 9th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The fad of placing your small dog in a designer tote bag and prancing around in matching heels and nails is quickly being surpassed in China by a new craze, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘60 Minutes’ Of CBS Examines Whether Extinct Species Could Reemerge Via DNA

May 31st, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It is hard to visualize that 10,000 years ago, in the North American region, there existed gigantic mammals that are now the material of ... Read more...

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Joaquin Phoenix Collaborates With PETA

March 28th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina GomezMar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor turned musical artist Joaquin Phoenix has collaborated with animal rights group PETA for raising awareness about the animal skin industry and abstaining people from ... Read more...

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Churchill Manitoba Polar Bears Make It A Hot Tourist Destination

February 16th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri MANITOBA, CANADA, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Polar bears are frequently seen in some areas of Canada and Churchill, a town located at Manitoba, is famous for these exotic animals. ... Read more...

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Kelly Ann Walz killed by her pet bear

October 5th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ross Township, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An adventure-loving woman Kelly Ann Walz who liked to keep exotic animals, such as Bengal tiger and African lion as her pets was killed by her ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

(After 12) Outrage over killing of hippo in Colombia

July 17th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rodrigo Ruiz Tovar Bogota, July 17 (DPA) The killing of a hippopotamus that escaped from a private zoo once owned by slain drug lord Pablo Escobar has sparked public outrage in Colombia.Pepe, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PetAirways launches air service for pampered pets

July 15th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Pampered pets can now have an enjoyable trip with the introduction of the first pet-only airline, lunched from a Long Island airport on July 14.PetAirways vows to ... Read more...

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Neverland: Jackson’s refuge from reality

July 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, July 2 (DPA) It was the scene of many of his happiest moments but also the site of harrowing allegations of child molestation. Rumours that Michael Jackson's Neverland ... Read more...

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Ex-follower bashes Chinmoy cult in new book

April 13th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 13 (ANI): An ex-follower of Sri Chinmoy has revealed in a new book that the Queens guru was actually a Svengali-like control freak who told his disciples sex ... Read more...

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PETA slams Jacko over plans to use animals in comeback gigs

March 26th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has condemned Michael Jackson's apparent plans to feature a variety of exotic creatures onstage during his comeback ... Read more...

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Mallika Sherawat supports the IFFLA (Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles)

March 25th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
For those curious to know what Mallika Sherawat has been upto – the sexy actress just recently attended a Wine-Tasting Luncheon on Mar 15 2009 at the Malibu Family Wines, Malibu, ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise speaks in Spanish to Portuguese people!

February 6th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 6 (ANI): American actor Tom Cruise got his geography mixed up when he greeted reporters in Portuguese speaking Rio de Janeiro, by speaking to them in Spanish.Cruise was ... Read more...

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PETA bosses praise Britney for no animal show on upcoming tour

February 4th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): PETA bosses are all praises for Britney Spears because of her decision of not featuring animals in her upcoming Circus tour.The animal rights group blasted the pop ... Read more...

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Britneys new Circus video leaves animal rights group livid

December 13th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A video from Britney Spears new single Circus has come under fire from a leading animal rights organization.The promo clip shows the Hit Me Baby One more ... Read more...

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Extinct North African lion might be resurrected

April 7th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that a pair of skulls unearthed from the Tower of Londons moat in 1930s, belonged to an extinct breed of a North ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson saves his ranch from foreclosure

March 14th, 2008 - 4:03 am ICT by admin
DPA Los Angeles, March 14 (DPA) Michael Jackson has saved his Neverland ranch from becoming another victim of the US housing crisis. Lawyers for the reclusive former pop star announced Thursday that they ... Read more...

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Jackos Neverland now looks like a hunted castle

March 11th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
London, March 11 (ANI): Once designed to be a childrens paradise, pop star Michael Jacksons Neverland ranch now appears to be an abandoned wasteland.The house that was built in the style ... Read more...

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