Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species.
The sanctuary located in Jerash province north of Amman was set up by the Princess Alia Foundation, named after the king's sister, in cooperation with the international animal welfare organisation Four Paws.
A tabby cat whose owners gave him up due to allergies is struggling to find a new home due to a nasal condition that means he is constantly sneezing.
Park director Shiv Kumar said: “It appears the tiger strayed into a human settlement area to escape the floods and now appears very tired. We are preparing to tranquillise the tiger.”
In the forest undergrowth of northern Corsica, two wildlife rangers open a cage to reveal a striped, tawny-coated animal, one of 16 felines known as "cat-foxes" in the area and thought to be a new species.
Texan Tess Talley, 38, triggered anger last summer when she posted the images of her exploits during a hunting trip the year before in South Africa. “Prayers for my once in a lifetime dream hunt came true today,” she wrote alongside the image.
A pet deer killed a man and left a woman critically injured at a rural property in Australia on Wednesday, police said.
Emergency services were called to the outback home in Victoria state early in the morning and found the badly gored couple, both aged 46.
The Dubai Crown Prince pans the mobile phone to show scores of tuskers making a journey. One elephant can be seen really up close to Sheikh Hamdan.
A young man from California, sneaked into a zoo and stole the oldest-living ring-tailed lemur in North American captivity to keep the rare animal as a pet.